El Condor Passa (Peru) (Traditional melody)

El Condor Passa (Peru) (Traditional melody)

About 'El Condor Passa (Peru)'

Artist: Traditional Melody
The Artist:Traditional Music of unknown author.
Composition Date:1913
Composition Info:El Condor Pasa Spanish for "The Condor Passes") is an orchestral musical piece from the zarzuela El C�ndor Pasa by the Peruvian composer Daniel Alom�a Robles, written in 1913 and based on traditional Andean folk tunes. In 2004, Peru declared this song as part of the national cultural heritage.

It is possibly the best-known Peruvian song worldwide due to a cover version by Simon & Garfunkel in 1970 on their Bridge over Troubled Water album. This cover version is called "El Condor Pasa (If I Could)".

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