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El alcaide de Alhama

Language: Spanish (EspaƱol)

Moro alcaide, moro alcaide,
el de la barba vellida,
el rey os manda prender
porque Alhama era perdida.
Si el rey me manda prender
porque Alhama se perdía,
el rey lo puede hacer,
mas yo nada le debía,
porque yo era ido a Ronda
a bodas de una mi prima;
yo dejé cobro en Alhama
el mejor que yo podía.
Si el rey perdió su ciudad,
yo perdí cuanto tenía:
perdí mi mujer y hijos,
las cosas que más quería.

Submitted by Steven Cox


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2009-09-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:21
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