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Cantilena (1938)

Cantilena

O Rei mandou me chamá
O Rei mandou me chamá
Pra casá com sua fia
Só de dóte ele me dava
Só de dóte ele me dava
O’rópa, França e Bahia
Me alembrei do meu ranchinho,
Da roça do meu feijão
O Rei mandou me chamá
Ai! seu Rei, não quero não
Ai! seu Rei, não quero não

Cantilena

The king summoned me
The king summoned me
To marry his daughter
So he would give me as a dowry,
So he would give me as a dowry
Europe, France, and Bahia
I remembered my little ranch,
My plantation and my beans
The king summoned me,
Ah! My king I do not want anything.
Ah! My king I do not want anything.

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Composer

Heitor Villa-Lobos was a Brazilian composer, conductor, cellist, pianist, and guitarist.


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