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Goza Mi Calipso – SATB

$2.45

Hernandez, Albert, Hernandez, Albert, Hernandez, Albert, Style

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Description

This work is another great addition to the Songs Of The World series edited by Andre de Quadros. Here, the composer refers to the piece as a “lively, modern interpretation of the Venezuelan calypso, a genre imported from Trinidad in the nineteenth century.” The work is scored for mixed chorus with optional piano, guitar, and hand drum.
****The following is a translation of the Spanish text for this piece.
We give you permission to copy and paste for your performance needs.**
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Refrain:
Goza mi calypso y ven a bailar
enjoy my calypso and come to dance
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Verses:
El calipso en venezuela es un canto popular
The calypso in Venezuela is a popular song
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Que a compana las comparsas en todito el carnaval
That accompanies the parades throughout carnival
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El calipso es de guayana tierra rica en mineral
The calypso is from Guayana a land rich in minerals
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Cantamos a todo el mundo te invitamos a bailar
We sing for everybody, we invite you to dance
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Si vas a bailar calipso, las cadera has de menear,
If you are going to dance the calypso, the belly has to move
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Moviendito la cintura todo el tiempo sin parar
Moving the hips all the time without stopping
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Con el repicar del cuatro, con los toques del bumbac
With the sound of the ‘cuatro’, with the strings of the bumbac
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Se despide mi calipso para luego retornar
It says goodbye to my calypso to return later
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Asi suena mi calipso
My calypso sounds like this
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Aqui tienes mi calipso
Here you have my calypso
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Calipso, calipso dance
Calypso, calypso dance
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Ipara bailar!
To dance!

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