CARNAVAL — Spanish Learning Songs



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Embark on a musical celebration with this festive collection of Spanish children’s songs from Whistlefritz, the award-winning producer of language programs for kids. Your Spanish-learning journey begins with a tour of the Spanish-speaking world in ¿De dónde eres? (Where are you from?), and continues with irresistible celebration-themed songs – Carnaval, Halloween, Thanksgiving – that teach children Spanish words for celebrations, family, food, camping, feelings, and much more! From calypso, soca, and soukous to New Orleans second line, jazz, Latin, and country, the CD’s diverse musical styles are a carnaval for the ears, featuring exciting new twists on beloved Spanish folksongs such as A mi burro (My donkey), Debajo un botón (Under a button), Señora Santana, and L’araña pequeñita (The itsy, bitsy spider). Kids and adults alike will enjoy listening to the masterful musicianship and catchy melodies performed by Cuban-American vocalist Ileana Pérez and musician-composer Didier Prossaird. 2019 Winner of a “DVD of the Year” — Creative Child Magazine Awards

Lyrics, translations, and a vocabulary guide are available as an easy reference guide for parents and teachers. Join the Carnaval and you’ll be singing along in Spanish in no time!

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About the Artists

Award-winning soprano Ileana Pérez began her career in her native Cuba. Her exquisite voice has been heard around the world as the lead soprano for the National Choir of Cuba and in performances with the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. Ileana’s performances continue to delight audiences of all ages in the Washington, DC and Baltimore areas, where she currently resides.

Didier Prossaird‘s irresistible music is as unique as his background. The versatile bandleader, performer, and composer was born and raised in France, performed extensively in Saint Barth’s, and currently resides in Washington, D.C. where he is the bandleader of the acclaimed salsa band Sin Miedo. Didier performs regularly in the US, Caribbean, and Europe.

Weight3.6 oz
Dimensions5.5 × 5.75 × 0.5 in
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Named 2019 CD of the Year by Creative Child Magazine Awards. Winner of a 2019 National Parenting Product Award.  Winner of a Mom's Choice Awards GOLD Award.  Recommended by the Parents' Choice Foundation. Winner of The National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval. Endorsed by KIDS FIRST! (5 out of 5 stars). partner-logo14 partner-logo06 partner-logo06
Read full reviews here >> “Carnaval, Spanish Learning Songs CD is filled with catchy songs that not only will make you want to get up and dance, but also provide a wonderful learning tool to introduce the Spanish language to your kids,” says Elena Epstein, Director of the National Parenting Product Awards. “Fun and learning for the whole family.” "Who knew learning Spanish could be so much fun?  What a great way to learn and reinforce vocabulary" . . . I rate this CD 5 out of 5 stars." – Selene W., KIDS FIRST! Film and Music Critic, age 11 [I]deal and unreservedly recommended for Introductory Spanish Language Learning curriculums, as well as family, elementary school, and community library collections. – Midwest Book Review “We are happy to award deserving products like CARNAVAL -- Spanish Learning Songs ,” said Dawn Matheson, CEO, Mom’s Choice Awards. “Our panel of judges really felt this musical celebration of festive Spanish children's songs from Whistlefritz merited a place on our list of the best in family-friendly products that parents and educators can feel confident in using.”


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