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Music in the Olympic Games Prof. Sergio Font Milian, PhD.
Freddie Mercury Born on Sept. 5, 1946 in Zanzibar (Tanzania). Died on Nov. 24, 1991 in London.
British musician and composer. Lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. He composed many hits for Queen, including Bohemian Rhapsody, Don’t stop me now, Barcelona and We are the Champions.
Montserrat Caballé Spanish soprano, born in Barcelona, on April 12, 1933.
Has sung with opera companies in Switzerland, Spain, New York, Philadelphia, Moscow and Italy, among others. Has appeared on stage with such famous tenors as José Carrera, Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo. Her voice is noted for its purity, precise control and power.
Barcelona Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé became friends in 1986, and she called on Freddie a year later when the mayor of Barcelona asked for a song to commemorate the Olympic Games. “We worked on some ideas, he sat at the piano and we ended up improvising all through the night, but it was worth it.”
Barcelona It was a hit in the UK, Spain, and around the world. It became the hymn of the 1992 Summer Olympics. Caballé sang it live at the opening of the Olympics with Mercury’s part played on a screen because he had died 10 months before.
I had this perfect dream. Un sueño me envolvió. This dream was me and you. Tal vez estás aquí. I want all the world to see Un instinto me guiaba. A miracle sensation, My guide and inspiration. Now my dream is slowly coming true.
I want + someone + to … I want all the world to see. I want the bells to ring. I want you to repeat. I want her love to increase. I want him to read this. I don’t want her to leave. I just want you to dream.
The wind is a gentle breeze -el me habló de tí. The bells are ringing out -el canto vuela. They're calling us together Guiding us forever Wish my dream would never go away.
Expressing a wish I wish my dream would never go away. I wish she trained harder. I wish you didn`t talk about failure again. I wish our judges were more qualified. I wish he would listen to his coach.
Barcelona - it was the first time that we met. Barcelona - how can I forget? The moment that you stepped into the room you took my breath away. Barcelona - la música vibró. Barcelona - y ella nos unió. And if God’s willing we will meet again someday.
It was the first time that… we met. we took part in a race like that. I competed against those top gymnasts. I was so confident in my own success. she won a match without losing one set. his bicycle broke in the middle of a race. he was injured in competition.
Let the songs begin. Déjalo nacer. Let the music play. -ahhhhhhhh... Make the voices sing. Nace un gran amor. Start the celebration. Ven a mí. And cry. Grita. Come alive. Vive. And shake the foundations from the skies. Ah, ah, shaking all our lives.
Let / Make Let the music play. Let the show begin. Let the judges work. Make the voices sing. Make the runners return.
Barcelona - such a beautiful horizon Barcelona - like a jewel in the sun Por ti seré gaviota de tu bella mar. Barcelona - suenan las campanas. Barcelona - abre tus puertas al mundo. If God is willing, If God is willing, If God is willing, Friends until the end. Viva – Barcelona!
If + subject + be If God is willing, we’ll be friends until the end. If Bill is lucky, __________________________. If he is persistent, ______________________. If he is focused, ________________________. If his pain is relieved, ___________________.
If + subject + be If God is willing, we’ll be friends until the end. If Bill is lucky, he can win a medal. If he is persistent, he can be successful. If he is focused, he will perform very well. If his pain is relieved, he will not have trouble defeating his opponent.
Summary of language items I want someone to… I wish… It was the first time… Let / Make If + subject + be