Audio Recordings A la ru (A La Roo) [Audio]

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Chavez, Adolfo
Vocal
Dates 1940
Language Castilian
English
Spanish
Subjects Antonito, Colorado
Ethnography
Folk Drama
Instrumentation: Unaccompanied Vocal
Music
Unaccompanied Vocal
Title
A la ru (A La Roo) [Audio]
Contributor Names
Chavez, Adolfo; vocal (performer)
Created / Published
None, 1940-08-04.
Subject Headings
-  instrumentation: Unaccompanied Vocal
-  Folk Drama
Notes
-  Recording log notes: Adolfo Chavez, 65, is the brother of Adelaido Chavez and a resident of Romeo, Colorado.
-  Transcription: A la rú, la rú, festejemos /al Niño con alegría,/a la rú, la rú, se ha nacido,/hoy del vientre de María,/a la rú, la rú, se ha nacido,/hoy del vientre de María./A la rú, la rú, chiquitito,/a la rú, oh la vida mía,/duérmete, poder del cielo,/que la noche está muy fría,/duérmete, poder del cielo,/que la noche está muy fría./Mis pecados fueron causa,/de amado, tierno y guerito,/mis pecados fueron causa,/de amado, tierno y guerito,/que siendo el poder del mundo/naciera tan pobrecito,/que siendo el poder del mundo/naciera tan pobrecito./Las estrellas encarnadas/los ojitos cerraditos,/vente, van y lo verás,/como ya está dormidito,/vente, van y lo verás,/como ya está dormidito./Pidámosle al Niño todos/la victoria en galardón,/pidámosle al Niño todos/la victoria en galardón,/que nos alibraba Gil/del demonio en la ocasión,/que nos alibraba Gil/del demonio en la ocasión.
-  Transcription: English Translation
-  Transcription: A la roo, a la roo, let us celebrate/the Child with joy, /A la roo, a la roo, he has been born/today of the womb of Mary,/a la roo, a la roo, he has been born/today of the womb of Mary./A la roo, a la roo, little one,/a la roo, oh my life, /go to sleep, power of heaven,/for the night is very cold,/go to sleep, power of heaven,/for the night is very cold./My sins were the cause,/though beloved, tender, and fair,/my sins were the cause,/though beloved, tender, and fair,/that being the power of the world/you should be born so poor,/that being the power of the world/you should be born so poor./The crimson stars,/the little eyes closed,/come, they go and you will see,/how he sleeps already, /come, they go and you will see,/how he sleeps already. /Let us all ask the Child/for the rewards of victory,/let us all ask the Child/for the rewards of victory,/for Gil has freed us/from the devil on this occasion,/for Gil has freed us/from the devil on this occasion.
-  In Spanish. (language)
-  Also included in The Juan B. Rael Collection. (exhibitions)
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Other Formats
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