A las Barricadas
|"A las barricadas"|
|Published||Original music from "Warszawianka" composed in 1879.|
Lyrics written in 1936.
|Lyricist(s)||Valeriano Orobón Fernández|
based on original lyrics by Wacław Święcicki
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"A las Barricadas" ("To the Barricades") was one of the most popular songs of the Spanish anarchists during the Spanish Civil War. "A las Barricadas" is sung to the tune of "Whirlwinds of Danger" ("Warszawianka"), composed by Józef Pławiński. The lyrics were written by Valeriano Orobón Fernández in 1936, partly based on the original Polish lyrics by Wacław Święcicki.
"The Confederation" referred to in the final stanza is the anarcho-syndicalist CNT (Confederación Nacional del Trabajo — "National Confederation of Labor"), which at the time was the largest labour union and main anarchist organisation in Spain, and a major force opposing Francisco Franco's military coup against the Spanish Republic from 1936–1939.
Negras tormentas agitan los aires
Black storms shake the air
- Bandista (with the name "Haydi Barikata")
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- Pascal Comelade
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- Los Muertos de Cristo
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