El noi de la mare

Catalan Christmas carol: El noi de la mare.

El noi de la mare (The Child of the Mother) is a traditional song of Catalonia. It is currently considered as a Christmas carol, although in origin, in the XVIII or XIX century, it was probably a lullaby or a children song, without any connection with Christmas.

Transcription for recorder and piano by Massimo Pennesi.

Andrés Segovia

The guitarist Andrés Segovia, recognized as one of the greatest virtuosos of this instrument of all time, frequently interpreted the following guitar transcription by Miguel Llobet as an encore. In this way, Segovia contributed to this popular Catalan carol becoming known throughout the world.