Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Romero, Alfredo
Dates 1940
Language Castilian
Subjects Alabado (Hymn)
Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico
Instrumentation: Unaccompanied Vocal
Unaccompanied Vocal
Bendito el santo madero (Blessed the Holy Beam) [Audio]
Contributor Names
Romero, Alfredo (performer)
Created / Published
None, 1940-07-30.
Subject Headings
-  instrumentation: Unaccompanied Vocal
-  Alabado (hymn)
-  Recording log notes: Mr. Romero, age 50, was a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico.
-  Alabado Category: The Passion
-  Collector's notes: This alabado is sung in commemoration of the Crucifixion and in veneration of the Holy Cross. It is always sung on May 3, the feast day of the Holy Cross, but may be sung at any vigil where there is an image of Our Lord.
-  Transcription: Bendito el santo madero,/árbol de la Santa Cruz/en quien fuimos redimidos/con sangre de mi Jesús./En la cruz mi Redentor/con tres clavos fue clavado,/allí quedó enarbolado/el cuerpo de mi Jesús./Ved, cristiano pecador,/la muerte de mi Jesús,/que por tenernos amor/quiso morir en la cruz./Se verá un árbol tan fuerte/como este santo madero,/pues ocupa el mundo entero,/Cristo en el tuvo su muerte.
-  Transcription: English Translation
-  Transcription: Blessed the holy beam, /tree of the Holy Cross /on which we were redeemed/with the blood of my Jesus./On the cross my Redeemer/with three nails was nailed,/and the body of my Jesus/was left and hung high. /Look, Christian sinner,/the death of my Jesus,/who for loving us /wanted to die on the cross./Will a tree be seen as strong/as this holy beam, /the whole world fits on it,/Christ on it met his death.
-  In Spanish. (language)
-  Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (exhibitions)
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1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
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