Audio Recordings Punto Guajiro

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Bermudez, Ramon
Echezabal, Estela
Halpert, Herbert
Pages, Art
Dates 1939
Location Florida
United States
Ybor City
Language Castilian
Subjects [Ybor City]
Cuban Americans
Cuban Club
Cuban Songs
Field Recordings
Hillsborough County
Love Songs
Tampa, Florida
Vocals with Piano and Drum
Punto Guajiro
Contributor Names
Echezabal, Estela (performer)
Pages, Art (performer)
Bermudez, Ramon (performer)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (collector)
Pages, Art (speaker)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (speaker)
Created / Published
Ybor City, Florida, 1939-06-21.
Subject Headings
-  Love songs
-  Cuban Americans
-  Serenades
-  Cuban Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Ybor City -- place of recording
Field recordings
-  A typical Cuban peasant melody, introduced in English by Art Pages, and performed in Spanish.
-  As later translated by Art Pages, "The Cuban peasants use songs to call on the loved ones, especially at night or in the morning, and the song that Estela Echezabal just sang is one of them. Roughly, it is morning, and he is singing to his loved one, and
-  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.
-  The Cuban Club is a recreational society founded in 1899 by Cuban immigrants.
-  Performance Note: "Punto Guajiro" (vocals with piano and drum) performed by Estela Echezabal, Art Pages, piano, and Ramon Bermudez at Cuban Club, Ybor City, Florida, on June 21, 1939.
sound recording
sound disc
1 sound disc (2 minutes, 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
AFC 1939/005: AFS 03145 A02 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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