This tune comes from an old traditional dance from the beautiful Galician village of Allariz.

The version included in the album is an orchestral arrangement by Xurxo Núñez and was recorded live in a big open air show by Santiago de Compostela’s cathedral, with guests such as the Chieftains and the Simphony of Galicia. Please see photos and video here.

Carlos originally recorded it as a march, for his Latin Grammy nominated “Mayo Longo”, with Liam Ó Maonlaí and Ray Fean, produced by the late Hector Zazou.
Please listen here.

The orchestral version is used as a soundtrack in France’s theme park Puy du Fou for one of their most successful shows, featuring a Medieval battle involving Pilgrims to Santiago.

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