Ernesto Cortazar's New Album “Masterpieces” Now Available on iTunes and Amazon Songwriter and Latin Grammy Winner Ernesto Cortazar III, son of the late classical composer Ernesto Cortazar II, announced today the release of his father’s newest album "Masterpieces".
BigNews.Biz - Sep 23,2009 - Ernesto Cortazar, remembered for his great success on MP3.com with more than 14 million downloads on that site from 1999 to 2001, now brings us his music catalogue through iTunes and Amazon.
Ernesto Cortazar's CD "Masterpieces" is now available on iTunes and Amazon.
This album includes the following themes:
1. My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme Titanic)
2 Time To Say Goodbye
3 The Sound Of Music (Medley)
4 Somewhere Over the Rainbow
5 It's Impossible
6 Strangers In The Night
7 Concierto De Aranjuez
9 Moon River
10 By The Time I Get To Phoenix
You can also check Ernesto Cortazar's complete available discography and the stores where you can get it at his site http://ernestocortazar.net/site/discography.html
"This is an album that has wonderful versions of some of the greatest songs ever composed and Ernesto Cortazar's performance is unique. The version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow has been named by many of his fans the most beautiful version of that song ever recorded and I agree with them. Now we want to share this song versions with more people and touch their hearts." Said Ernesto Cortazar III, son of Ernesto Cortazar.
About Ernesto Cortazar
Ernesto Cortazar II was born in Mexico City into a family of composers. Ernesto's father, Ernesto Cortazar Sr., was an accomplished composer respected in his field and was named president of the Society of Authors and Composers.
When Ernesto Cortazar II was 13 he tragically lost both of his parents in a horrible auto accident. Despite tragedy Ernesto preceded with his intense studies by attending a music academy, and by age 17, he began scoring for movies.
At age 18, Ernesto completed his very first musical score for the motion picture "La Risa de la Ciudad". The main musical composition for this film was Ernesto's piano piece titled "River of Dreams." With this film, Ernesto Cortazar won the award for Best Background Music for a Latin American Film at The Cartagena Festival. Since then, Ernesto has composed musical scores for more than 500 motion pictures.
Ernesto traveled to more than 25 countries and performed his original compositions for political figures such as President Menem of Argentina, Nikita Krushev of the USSR and entertained in such prestigious venues including The Kremlin (USSR) and The Mexican Presidential House.
Ernesto's incredible performance was requested and enjoyed by many of Hollywood's biggest celebrities including Charlton Heston, Danny de Vito, Michael Bolton, Octavio Paz and The Rolling Stones.
Ernesto Cortazar found even bigger fame being the #1 artist on the #1 music website in the world. Out of 130,000 artists Ernesto leaded the way with over 14,000,000 downloads to his compositions on MP3.com fromm 1999 to 2001 and his sites were visited for more than 4,000,000 viewers.
Including the U.S., Ernesto sold over 30,000 CD's to 69 countries without any record label, management company or agency.