Natalia Lafourcade – Alfonsina y El Mar (featuring fadolíns by Ljova)

Grateful to have contributed some fadolín and arranging to this incredibly beautiful performance of the song “Alfonsina y El Mar” by longtime collaborator Natalia Lafourcade. In the past few years, I have written many arrangements for Natalia’s orchestral collaborations with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas and others — and I’ve also appeared as a guest on stage with her as a violist/fadolínist – but this was the first time we’ve worked together on a recording, remotely, from our homes.

Here is a page about Alfonsina Storni, the Argentine poet whose death inspired the song.

Thank you, Natalia! Gracias, vida!

Alfonsina y el Mar (1969)
Letra: Felix Luna
Musica: Ariel Ramirez

Dirección: Natalia Lafourcade
Cámara: Alejandra Quesada, Blanca Ceguera y Juan Pablo López Fonseca
Edición: Alessandra Zapata
Corrección de color: Bruno Bancalari

Dirección y realización musical: Natalia Lafourcade y Noah Georgerson
Grabación: Alan Ortiz
Arreglos: Noah Georgerson, Danny Bensi y Ljova
Guitarra 1: Natalia Lafourcade
Guitarra 2: Noah Georgenson
Chelista: Danny Bensi
Fadolín: Ljova

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