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  • Audio Recording

    Santos = Holy, holy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "An old mission chant." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "From a manuscript in the Archives of Mission Santa Barbara." Boys of St. Joseph's Seminary, unaccompanied vocals; Father Bertrand Hobrecht, conducting. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Santa Barbara, ...

    • Contributor: Boys of St. Joseph's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
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    Alabado

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: A song of praise, sung in Spanish. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Retrieved from an old Indian named Fernandito, of Mission Santa Ynez [Ines]. Fernandito died about 1927." Boys of St. Joseph's Seminary, unaccompanied vocals; Father Bertrand Hobrecht, conducting. (Performers). ...

    • Contributor: Boys of St. Joseph's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Santa Ines Mission (solvang, Calif.)
    • Date: 1938
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    Dios te salve, Maria = Hail Mary, full of grace

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Boys of St. Joseph's Seminary, unaccompanied vocals; Father Bertrand Hobrecht, conducting. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Santa Barbara, California on March 27, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of ...

    • Contributor: Boys of St. Joseph's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
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    El perjurio = Perjury

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Learned from his mother [Maria Garcia] when he was a little boy." Johnnie Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 18, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Johnnie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    La paloma blanca = The White dove

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "As sung to her about 1885 in the Asturias [Spain] by her father when he took her on her lap to sing her to sleep." Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Gidaldilla

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A dance song from the Asturias [Spain] as sung in the town called Puerto del Pajares. Sung by one or two in the big circle -- all turn and join hands again, the whole circle joining in the ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    La cigareda = The Cigarette girl

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "A song from Oviedo in the Asturias, Spain." Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 19, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    La lechera = The Milk maid

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: A song from Asturias, Spain. Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 19, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    La noche de Reyes = The Night of the Kings (Jan. 6)

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is not a Christmas song. A father is asked by his little son where his mother is. He says he had found her in her lover's arms and killed her -- on the night of January 6th." ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    La noche de Reyes = The Night of the Kings (Jan. 6)

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is not a Christmas song. A father is asked by his little son where his mother is. He says he had found her in her lover's arms and killed her -- on the night of January 6th." ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Yo soy gitano = I'm a gypsy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Learned from his mother [Maria Garcia]. A gypsy song from Andalusia [Spain]." Johnnie Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 19, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Johnnie - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Santo = Holy, holy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary, unaccompanied vocals; Father Bertrand Hobrecht, conducting. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Santa Barbara, California on March 7, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of ...

    • Contributor: Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Alabado

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: A song of praise. Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "An old traditional melody . . . also found in Mission Santa Barbara records." Yellow song check-list notes: "As sung by Fernandito, an old Mission Indian Santa Ynes [Ines], several years ...

    • Contributor: Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Santa Ines Mission (solvang, Calif.)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Dios te salve, Maria = Hail Mary full of grace

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "From manuscript in Mission Santa Barbara." Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary, unaccompanied vocals; Father Bertrand Hobrecht, conducting. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Santa Barbara, California on March 7, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Choristers of St. Anthony's Seminary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Hobrecht (father Bernard) - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Las ovejitas = The Little sheep

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A song from the mountains of the Asturias in Spain, at El Puerto de Pajares." Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 18, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Tango gitano

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Title translation: "Gypsy tango." Dust jacket notes: From Andalusia, Spain. Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals and hand clapping. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 18, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Tango de las campanitas = Tango of the bells

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: From Andalusia, Spain. Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "Mourning of the bells." Maria Garcia, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, California on January 18, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife ...

    • Contributor: Garcia, Maria - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Yo ya me voy = I'm ready to go

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "I'm going away." Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on January 28, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    La paloma = The Dove

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on January 28, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Las tres copitas de licor = The Three little cups of liquor

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar; Tomas de Soto, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on January 28, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group ...

    • Contributor: Jessie De Soto and Tomas De Soto - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Soto, Jessie De - Soto, Tomas De - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Las palmas = The Palms

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mrs. de Soto's oldest sister used to sing this before she was married, about 55 years ago." Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on January 28, 1939. (Venue). Reference ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Sospiro a una mujer = Lover's sigh

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on January 28, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    No te parte' de mi = Never leave me

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: She always sings this following "Suspiro de una mujer." Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on January 28, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Yo sempre, allegre (schottische)

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Title translation: "I'm always happy." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: AFS 3848 A1 has a "defective strip." AFS 3848 A2 is the same as AFS 3848 A1, with "middle section repeated." Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Yo sempre, allegre (schottische)

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Title translation: "I'm always happy." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: AFS 3848 A1 has a "defective strip." AFS 3848 A2 is the same as AFS 3848 A1, with "middle section repeated." Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939