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Our very dear and beloved Carlitos "La Mona" Jiménez brings us again great joy and deep inspiration: The Argentine National Anthem in Quartet version.
Each verse, sung, performed by Carlitos "La Mona" Jiménez, reaches the listeners' hearts in a new and refreshing tune, one that truly lives up to the meaning of the word tune, which is "Equal frequency between a transmitter and a receiver."
Carlitos La Mona Jiménez manages, in this Quartet version of the Argentine National Anthem, to establish that equality of frequency in an incomparable way. He does so by reaching the goal to which he intends to arrive in a powerful way: Understanding and Hope!
Have no doubts, listening to the Argentine National Anthem in the Quartet version of La Mona Jiménez leads, to those who listen to it, to a new understanding of it in the precious reality of a renewed and always valid Hope. Thank you dear Carlitos! Thanks a lot!Extracted in part from Wikipedia
The National Anthem of Argentina was written by the Buenos Aires-born politician Vicente López y Planes, and the music was composed by the Spanish musician Blas Parera. It was adopted as the sole official song on May 11, 1813.
The composition was then known as "Canción Patriótica Nacional" (National Patriotic Song), and later simply as "Canción Patriótica" (Patriotic Song), but in Juan Pedro Esnaola's early arrangement, dated around 1848, it appeared under the title "Himno Nacional Argentino", and the name has been retained until today. In the complete version of the Anthem of May (as was christened by López) it is noted that the political vision portrayed is not only Argentine, but Latin American. The lyrics are ardently pro-independence and anti-Spanish, as the country was at that time fighting for its independence from Spain.
The song became popular immediately. Within ten years, documented performances took place throughout Argentina, and in Chile, Peru, and Colombia, countries that employed the song until suitable replacements were created. An unwanted consequence of this popularity was the emergence of different versions, negatively affecting mass singing. For this reason, several reforms were proposed. In 1860, Esnaola was commissioned to create an official version. He took the task at heart, introducing a considerable number of musical changes, including a slower tempo, a fuller texture, alterations to the melody, and enrichment of the harmony. In 1944, it was confirmed as the official anthem.
The anthem is ruled in Argentine law by Decree 10302/1944.
The quartet version presented on this page was made and arranged by"Carlitos La Mona Jiménez". It is without a doubt, a magnificent tribute to the anthem in quartet style, it is worth listening to. Enjoy it! and... ¡Thank you dear Carlitos "La Mona Jiménez"!
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