El noi de la mare by Llobet

Performed here by Edson Lopes

A level 5 (intermediate) performance piece.

A Catalan folk song, which is both a lullaby and a Christmas song. The title is Catalan for “the mother’s baby boy”, where the mother refers to the Virgin Mary and the boy is the baby Jesus.

Miguel Llobet (18 October 1878 – 22 February 1938) was a Spanish classical guitarist, and a renowned virtuoso who toured Europe and America extensively. He arranged several Catalan folk songs for the solo guitar, as well as arrangements for the guitar of the piano compositions of Isaac Albéniz.

HERE is the musical score for this piece

A performance of the same piece by the famous Performed by Andres Segovia.