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Brotan Las Flores
Composed by Michael D. Mendoza
Instrumentation: a cappella
Catalog number: AMP 0173
(The Flowers are Budding)
(Translation and Pronunciation Guide)
Brotan las flores,  The Flowers are budding,
From poem number 33. La Flor y El Canto (Title by the book's author) --page 56. The Aztec author is unknown and the poem comes from Chalco.
Sólo en tiempo de verdor Only in springtime do they arrive
From poem number 37. Flores Nuevas (Title by the book's author) --page 58. The Aztec author is unknown and the poem comes from Huexotzinco.
The text of this song was taken from lines found in two different poems in the book La Literatura De Los Aztecas, by Ángel M. Garibay K., who translated the original Nahuatl language into Spanish. I translated the Spanish language version of the poetic lines into English.
a like a in English father, e.g., brotan, están, corola.
The acute accent denotes word stress only e.g., pétalos, sólo.
Michael D. Mendoza
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