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Children's Songs from Spain

Karen James and Isabelita Alonso
Children's Songs from Spain

Drawn from the Spanish provinces of Santander, Madrid, and La Mancha, this collection of children’s folk songs is as instructional in the Spanish language as it is entertaining. Isabelita Alonso and her daughter, Karen James, instruct children in vocalization through animal sounds and onomatopoetic percussive syllables. Alonso dedicates this album to American children eager to learn the Spanish language and explains that the “lessons” will carry through Latin American dialects as well. In keeping with the nature of children, these riddles, jingles, and tongue twisters are meant to be recited while skipping rope or hula-hooping.

Track Listing

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La Gallina Que se Perdió Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:58
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102
Los Tres Ratones Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:36
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103
Érase una Viejecita Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:41
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104
El Caballo Trotón Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:39
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105
Levanta José Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 2:38
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106
Mi Burro Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 2:56
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107
Yo Tenía Diez Perritos Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 2:40
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108
Nana Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:23
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A la Flor, a la Pitiflor Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:20
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202
Eres Más Hermosa Niña Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:41
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203
Esta Noche ha Llovido Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 2:11
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204
Entre las Matas y Entre las Flores Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:49
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205
Que le Manda Usted al Pollito Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 2:12
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206
Con Mi Real Y Medio Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 1:53
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El Piejo y la Pulga Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 2:41
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Señor Don Gato Karen James and Isabelita Alonso 2:51

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