• Merce

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 59 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A song played in dance halls in Cuba. Introduced by the singer, in Spanish. As later translated by Art Pages, "The idea of the song is--the name of the song is Merce, that's a name--a proper name. It's a Negro girl's name, and ...

    • Contributor: Martinez, Adela - Pages, Art - Bermudez, Ramon - Pous, Carols - Halpert, Herbert - Piano - Drum - Pous, Carlos - Vocals - Martinez, Adelita
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-21
  • Pues padeciste (Well You Suffered) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. 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: In this alabado the sufferings of Our Lord during ...

    • Contributor: Romero, Alfredo - Vocal - Arellano, Narciso - Rael, Juan B. - Montoya, Luis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-11
  • A la muerte, pecador (To Death, Sinner) [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 is usually sung at wakes for the dead. Transcription: A la muerte, pecador,/ya todo se acabará,/a la muerte, pecador,/el Señor te juzgará./La sibila y David dicen/que en aquel día de ira,/la gran máquina del mundo/se ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 4 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), born in Key West, Florida, tells the story of "Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse," in Spanish. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • 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
  • Los veusas de Don Bonifacio e Don Coy

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "Mexican feud ballad" Venue: Galeanaz Tourist Camp Performance Note: "Los veusas de Don Bonifacio e Don Coy" (vocals and guitar) performed at Galeanaz Tourist Camp, Falfurrias, Texas, on April 29, 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: 1939-04-29
  • Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina - García, Pedro
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Los eñaños

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Los eñaños" (vocals) 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. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Salazar, Isabella - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Señora Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Al pie de tu vental

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "Al pie de tu vental" performed by Henry Delgado (vocals and guitar) at home of Henry Krausse, Brownsville, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Delgado, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Ya me casé con ustéd

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Ya me casé con ustéd" performed by Maria Rodriguez (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). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Maria - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • San Blas

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 49 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story of Cuba, told by Martin Noriega is a 51-year-old of Cuban parentage. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Corrido del soldado

    Field Recordings. Music. Corridos. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of J.K. Wells Performance Note: "Corrido del soldado" (vocals and guitar) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, Jos - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-26
  • Dividido el corazón (Her Heart Divided) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico. Alabado Category: The Passion Collector's notes: This hymn, which describes the suffering of the Virgin during the Passion, is sung at the dramatic meeting of Christ and the Virgin during the Procession on Good Friday. Transcription: Dividido el corazón/llora María ...

    • Contributor: Montoya, Luis - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • The Story of Juan José Introduction

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 52 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Martin Noriega, age 51, of Cuban parentage, is introduced and says that he is going to tell the story of Juan José. Ziomara Andux, age 13, acts as interpreter for Martin Noriega, giving his explanation of the type of story he is going to tell. ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Andux, Ziomara - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La vida del bandido

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: La vida del bandido" performed by Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleof - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Plantaron celos y amores

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Plantaron celos y amores" performed by Cleofé López (vocals) at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In ...

    • Contributor: López, Gonzalo - López, Cleof - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dividido el corazón (Their Hearts Asunder) [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: The Passion Collector's notes: This hymn, which describes the suffering of the Virgin during the Passion, is sung at the dramatic meeting of Christ and the Virgin ...

    • Contributor: Archuleta, Ricardo - Vocal - Rael, Juan B. - Archuleta,. Ricardo - Cantú, José Ignacio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • Entrega de novios, Part 3 of 3 (Delivery of the Newlyweds, Part 3 of 3) [Audio]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Recording log notes: Mr. Mares, age 42, is a resident of Lobatos, Colorado. Played by Adelaido Chavez, 68, violinist, resident of Antonito, Colorado, and his brother Adolfo Chavez, 65, guitarist and resident of Romeo, Colorado. Transcription: Delante el pie del altar/hincarían los dos,/diciendo los despagues/de testigo hacían a Dios./Escritura les leyeron/a toditos ...

    • Contributor: Mares, Remigio - Vocal - Chavez, Adelaido - Violin - Chavez, Adolfo - Guitar - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • La mata persima en el cemeteria

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A story told by Tony Lopez, age 11. 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 workers. ...

    • Contributor: Lopez, Tony - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-23
  • Melon Game

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Cuban game, played by the Andux children. They explain the game in English, and then play it in Spanish. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Ziomara - Andux, Evelia - Andux, Orbito - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Ay chiquita

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 70 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Composed by Sebastian Yradier. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Adamini inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Arthur B. Adamini, tenor; with piano acc. (Performers). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sung in Spanish. (Language). Sound ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Yradier, Sebastián - Adamini, Arthur B. - Yradier, Sebastian (Author) - Adamini, Arthur B. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1890
  • Hebritas, hebritas de oro

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College Performance Note: "Hebritas, hebritas de oro" performed by Olga Acevedo (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Acevedo, Olga - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Cielo soberano (Sovereign Heaven) [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: Cielo soberano/sea más piedad,/que ya no sufremos/la nieve que cae,/que ya no sufremos/la nieve que cae./Sospenden delirios/cecen los quebrantos,/que ya están poblados/de nieve ...

    • Contributor: Chavez, Adolfo - Vocal - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - Rael, Juan B. - Chávez, Adolfo - Chávez, Adelaido - Mares, Remigio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04