Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Kennedy, Stetson
Pollato, Adelpha
Valdez, Amado
Dates 1939
Location Florida
United States
Ybor City
Language Castilian
Spanish
Subjects Ballads
Cuban Americans
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Hillsborough County
Music
Songs
Spanish Songs
Tampa, Florida
Vocals
Ybor City
Title
Donde vas Alfonso Doce?
Contributor Names
Valdez, Amado (performer)
Pollato, Adelpha (performer)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (speaker)
Pollato, Adelpha (speaker)
Valdez, Amado (speaker)
Created / Published
Ybor City, Florida, 1939-08-27.
Subject Headings
-  Cuban Americans
-  Ballads
-  Cuban Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Ybor City -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A Spanish ballad reported to be well known in Cuba. Alfonso XII was King of Spain. 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 workers.
-  The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified.
-  Performance Note: "Donde vas Alfonso Doce?" (vocals) performed by Amado Valdez, and Adelpha Pollato at Ybor City, Florida, on August 27, 1939.
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (2 minutes, 21 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03536 B01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcflwpa.3536b1/mets.xml
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