• Maria Blanca

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Maria Blanca" performed by Unidentified girls (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Puntos Guajiro

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 26 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A typical Cuban peasant melody. Performance Note: "Puntos Guajiro" (vocals with claves, bongo, bass viol, and two guitars) performed by Sesteto Encanto at Key West, Florida, on January 18, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Sesteto Encanto - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • Al paso ligero (With Quick Stride) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Adolfo Chavez, 65, is the brother of Adelaido Chavez and a resident of Romeo, Colorado. Ms. Espinosa, age 65, is a resident of Antonito, Colorado. Transcription: Al paso ligero/ya vamos rendidos,/el poder del Cielo/en paja nacido,/el poder del Cielo/en paja nacido./Dicen que esta noche/al frío y la escarcha,/nació de ...

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adolfo - Vocal - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adolfo - Chávez, Adelaido - Mares, Remigio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Improvised Coplas w/valse de cadena melody (Improvised Couplets w/chain waltz melody) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Mares, age 42, is a resident of Lobatos, Colorado. He does not know how to read or write, but has the gift of improvising his songs as he sings. He always gets the correct number of syllables to the line as well as the right rhyme. Played by ...

    • Contributor: Mares, Remigio - Vocal - Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • La vaquilla colorada

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "La vaquilla colorada" (vocals and guitars) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Salinas, Agapito - Leal, Francisco - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Los florones de la mano

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Los florones de la mano" performed by Unidentified girls (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • El santo angel de mi guarda (The Holy Guardian Angel) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Sung by Luis Montoya, age 70, of Cerro, New Mexico. Collector's notes: This alabado may be sung at any wake or vigil, usually after the rosary has been recited. It is also sung at dawn in some private homes. Transcription: El santo ángel de la guarda/nos eche su bendición/y ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • El árbol de las virtudes (Tree of Virtues) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Transcription: -dicho por Alfredo Romero/Del árbol de las virtudes/tengo que cortar varias hojas,/tres Almas y tres Marías /y tres Aurelias hermosas./Una docena de Rosas /encantadas para Cosina, /siete de ellas, Josefina, /si entre ellas una, Leonor./De las ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo - Recitation - Rael, Juan B. - Archuleta,. Ricardo - Montoya, Luis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Gallito el torero (Part 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (5 minutes, 41 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Spanish story about a bootblack who became a bullfighter, told by Martin Noriega, age 51, of Cuban parentage. He may have learned from the reading of a "lectore" in the cigar factory. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-26
  • La mata de higo

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (5 minutes, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story described in English, then told and sung in Spanish, by Ziomara Andux, age 13. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-23
  • Maria, Maria

    Field Recordings. Music. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Mexican Vaquero (cowboy) songs" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Maria, Maria" performed by Carmen Taffinder Moye (vocals) at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Moye, Carmen Taffinder - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Mrs. Carmen Taffinder
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Amambrocha To

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 14 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Ziomara Andux, age 13, and her sister, Evelia Andux, age 11, describe a game played by the Cuban children in Ybor City. To play the game, a group of children line up, with the exception of one who faces the line and sings the first ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Andux, Evelia - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Anaya was 39 and his daughter, Ernestina, was 18 at the time of this recording. Both play by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself and he in turn has taught his daughter. Both are residents of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. In Spanish. (Language). Also ...

    • Contributor: Anaya, Nieves - Violin - Anaya, Ernestina (Daughter of Nieves) - Rael, Juan B. - Anaya, Ernestina - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Trujillo, Amado
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • El llanto (The Tears) ( [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Arellano, age 46, is the brother of Esequiel and a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico where the recordings were made. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: The faithful are entreated to join the Virgin in her sufferings during the Passion. Part of the time, Mary addresses her ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Narciso - Rael, Juan B.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Alaben, Cristianos (Let Us, Praise) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Arellano, age 46, is the brother of Esequiel and a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico where the recordings were made. Alabado Category: In Praise of the Virgin Collector's notes: This alabado is sung at vigils, wakes, and in private homes at the coming of dawn. Transcription: Alaben, ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Narciso - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Archuleta,. Ricardo - Montoya, Luis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • Venir, pecadores (Come, Sinners) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Esequiel Arellano, age 40, is the brother of Narciso. He is also a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: Though this hymn deals at great length with the history of the Passion, its chief aim appears to be to hold up for veneration ...

    • Contributor: Arellano, Esequiel - Rael, Juan B.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • El sacrificio

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The complete version of the song composed by a Mexican in Miami, Florida, and now popular also in Key West. Performance Note: "El sacrificio" (vocals with claves, bongo, bass viol, and two guitars) performed by Sesteto Encanto at Key West, Florida, on January 18, 1940. ...

    • Contributor: Sesteto Encanto - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-18
  • Los florones de la mano

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Singing Games. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "ring game; played sitting" Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Los florones de la mano" performed by Unidentified girls (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Pues vuestros santos favores (Child, You Will Come to Pay) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Collector's notes: This alabado is sung at vigils in honor of St. Anthony. Transcription: Niño, pues vais a pagar/por la humana redención/bien sabe vuestra pasión,/Niño, pues vais a pagar/la culpa del pecador./Alma, qué ansiosa te sientes,/malogrando esta ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo - Rael, Juan B. - Arellano, Esequiel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Copla (Couplet) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Salomé Lobato, age 70, is a resident of San Luis, Colorado. The singer forgot most of her song. Transcription: (Ya se me olvidó mi espichi)/Qué bonita está la cosa/ahora que voy a cantar,/su nombre de usted, Francisco,/su apelativo, Espinosa./ahí está . . . Transcription: English Translation Transcription: (I already ...

    • Contributor: Lobato, Salom - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • El toro moro (Part 2 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. Cowboy Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "vaqueri ballad" Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "El toro moro (Part 2 of 2)" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Goodwyn, Frank - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Cantemos con dulce acento (Let Us Sing with Sweet Accent) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: In praise of the Lord Collector's notes: This alabado is sung during Holy Communion. Transcription: Cantemos con dulce acento/y cantemos sin cesar,/adorar el estandarte,/que es la guía fraternal./Hoy cantemos todos juntos/y cantemos sin cesar,/adorar el estandarte,/que es la ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Arellano, Narciso - Romero, Alfredo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Manuel le dice a Juanita

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "sentimental song" Children of Blalack School Performer referred to elsewhere as Atanacio Hernandez Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Manuel le dice a Juanita" performed by Unidentified children, Atanviro Hernandez (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Hernandez, Atanviro - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Children of Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • Bendita sea su pureza (Blessed Be the Purity) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Archuleta was 70 years old at the time of this recording. He was a resident of Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: In praise of the Virgin and begging her intercession Collector's notes: This alabado is sung at wakes for the dead to beg the intercession of the Virgin ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Archuleta,. Ricardo - Arellano, Narciso
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Para subir al cielo

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, Adelpha Pollato, learned the song in Key West, Florida. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of their ...

    • Contributor: Pollato, Adelpha - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-27