On "As Pombinhas da Catrina"
Portuguese folk tune used as theme for a piano essay is sometimes used to accompany small children in dance
and play. The title in English is "Catrina's Little Doves." The text repeats
its lines as: As pombinhas da Catrina / Andaram de mão em mão, / As
pombinhas da Catrina / Andaram de mão em mão," as do many such lyrics for
children from around the world.
pages, circa 3' 50" - an MP3 demo is here:
The score is available as a free PDF download, though any major
commercial performance or recording of the work is prohibited without prior
arrangement with the composer. Click on the graphic below for this piano
"As Pombinhas da Catrina"