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  • Audio Recording

    Castana = The Chestnut

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "An old waltz sung by her older sister when she was very small." Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

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

    Anna Magdalena Waltz

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "The orchestra was especially proud of this waltz, which was very difficult for them to learn -- Mexican waltzes go very much faster." Unidentified musicians playing violin, guitar, and two mandolins. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in ...

    • Contributor: Julio Gomez' Orchestra - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Vals Portugues = Portuguese waltz

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Instrumental played by Frank Cunha on mandolin and by Joachim Flores on guitar. Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joaquim Flores, guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 12, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical ...

    • Contributor: Frank Cunha and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Hi lee, hi lo

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: German waltz. Aaron Morgan, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 17, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials ...

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

    Waltz American dance

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Aaron Morgan, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 17, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Aaron Morgan performing Anglo-American ...

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

    Kiss waltz

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Ben Pitts, harmonica and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Pine Grove, California on October 3, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Ben Pitts and ...

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

    Yo soy una rancherita

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Longoria, Manuela
    • Date: 1939-04-25
  • Audio Recording

    Versos del mojado

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Salinas, Manuel - López, Homero
    • Date: 1939-04-29
  • Audio Recording

    Lístecku dubový

    • Contributor: Morris, Alton Chester - Prácher, Elizabeth
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina - García, Pedro
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina - García, Pedro
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina - García, Pedro
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina - García, Pedro
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena and Entrega de novios (Chain Waltz and Delivery of the Newlyweds) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina - Romero, Alfredo - García, Pedro
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Anaya, Nieves - Anaya, Ernestina - García, Pedro
    • Date: 1940-07-30
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Alejo Torres (Waltz of Alejo Torres) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de los Ojos Negros (Waltz of the Black Eyes) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Audio Recording

    Valse Moriño (Moriño's Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de Rosana (Rosana's Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Audio Recording

    Valse de los cinco pesos (Five Dollar Waltz) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Audio Recording

    Valse demócrata (Waltz of the Democrats) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo
    • Date: 1940-08-04