Audio Recordings Guabina
Articles and Essays with this item:
Afro Cuban Songs
Vocals with Piano, Drum and Traps, and Gourds
- Contributor Names
- Pous, Carols (performer)
- Pages, Art (performer)
- Bermudez, Ramon (performer)
- Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (collector)
- Pous, Carols (speaker)
- Pages, Art (speaker)
- Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (speaker)
- Created / Published
- Ybor City, Florida, 1939-06-21.
- Subject Headings
- - Cuban Americans
- - Cuban Americans -- Music
- - United States -- Florida -- Ybor City -- place of recording
- Field recordings
- - A typical Afro-Cuban song, introduced in Spanish by the singer and explained, in English, by pianist Art Pages.
- - As later translated by Art Pages, "The song that you have just heard Carlos Pous sing, it's sort of a Negro song. It's a Negro telling his girl not to mix with another tribe because he does not consider them as good as they are and he does not want to mix
- - 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: "Guabina" (vocals with piano, drum and traps, and gourds) performed by Carlos Pous, vocals, Art Pages, piano, and Ramon Bermudez at Cuban Club, Ybor City, Florida, on June 21, 1939.
- sound recording
- sound disc
- 1 sound disc (3 minutes, 44 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
- AFC 1939/005: AFS 03145 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
- Other Formats
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