Sobre las Olas

Composer: Rosas Juventino

Instruments: Piano

Tags: Waltz Dance


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Piano + Voice (Unknown) Guitar + Mandolin(2) + Piano (Schick, Otto) Piano (Popp, Wilhelm) Orchestra (Unknown) Accordion (Massimiliano Virdis) Piano (Sigfrid Stenhammar) Military band (Louis-Philippe Laurendeau)
The waltz "Sobre las olas" (or "Over the Waves") is the best-known work of Mexican composer Juventino Rosas (1868–1894). It "remains one of the most famous Latin American pieces worldwide", according to the "Latin America" article in The Oxford Companion to Music.
It was first published by Rosas in 1888. It remains popular as a classic waltz, and has also found its way into New Orleans Jazz and Tejano music.
The piece remains popular with country and old-time fiddlers in the United States.
A Mexican film titled Sobre las olas was released in 1933.
The Mexican film biography of Juventino Rosas, released in 1950 and starring Pedro Infante, is entitled Sobre las olas (Over the Waves).