Audio Recordings Nina

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Bermudez, Ramon
Delfino, Gilberto
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
Tampa, Florida
Vocals with Piano
Contributor Names
Delfino, Gilberto (performer)
Bermudez, Ramon (performer)
Pages, Art (performer)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (collector)
Pages, Art (speaker)
Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000 (speaker)
Created / Published
Ybor City, Florida, 1939-06-21.
Subject Headings
-  Cuban Americans
-  Serenades
-  Cuban Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Ybor City -- place of recording
Field recordings
-  Sung in Spanish and described in English: "This is probably the oldest type of Cuban song that has ever--that has been known to be the oldest. There is no way of tracing it to its author or originality; it has just been picked from one generation to another."
-  As later translated by Art Pages, "This is a typical song that is sung to a girl by a window--Spanish windows. . . .He just sang to her and telling her how much he loves her, and in other words just calling her to the window in order to start a conversati
-  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: "Nina" (vocals with piano) performed by Gilberto Delfino, Ramon Bermudez, and Art Pages at Cuban Club, Ybor City, Florida, on June 21, 1939.
sound recording
sound disc
1 sound disc (2 minutes, 23 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
AFC 1939/005: AFS 03146 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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