Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Anaya, Nieves
Arellano, Esequiel
Garcia, Pedro
Dates 1940
Language Castilian
Subjects Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico
Instrumentation: Violins, Guitar
Violins, Guitar
Improvised Coplas (Improvised Couplets) [Audio]
Contributor Names
Arellano, Esequiel; vocal (performer)
Anaya, Nieves; violin (performer)
Garcia, Pedro; guitar (performer)
Created / Published
None, 1940-07-30.
Subject Headings
-  instrumentation: Violins, guitar
-  Copla
-  Recording log notes: Coplas were improvised and sung by Esequiel Arellano, age 40, the brother of Narciso. He is also a resident of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. Mr. Anaya, 39, plays by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself. Mr. Garcia was 33 at the time of this recording. Both are residents of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico.
-  Transcription: Aquel hombre tan decente/que parece un clavel,/esta estrella reluciente/y el nombre de Juan B. Rael./El nombre de don Juan B. Rael/siempre lo traigo presente,/y lo tengo en mi memoria/y aunque este les puse ausente./Señor don Juan B. Rael/ponga la mano en la mesa,/a usted le dicen el rey,/y a su esposa la princesa./Yo no he sido cantador,/ahora me quiero enseñar,/aquí está su servidor/soy suyo y puede mandar./A todo este público honrado/las gracias les voy a dar,/si en algo me he equivocado/me deben de dispensar.
-  Transcription: English Translation
-  Transcription: That man, so decent /who looks like a carnation,/this brilliant star /with the name of Juan B. Rael./The name of don Juan B. Rael/I will always have in mind,/and will have it in my memory/even though I may not remind you./Mister don Juan B. Rael/put your hand on the table,/you they call the king, /and your wife the princess./I have never been a singer,/now I want to learn, /here is your servant /I am yours and you may order me./To all this honored public /I would like to give thanks,/if in anything I have erred/you should forgive me.
-  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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