Audio Recording Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]
About this Item
- Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) [Audio]
- Contributor Names
- Rael, Juan Bautista (Collector)
- Anaya, Nieves (Performer)
- Anaya, Ernestina (Performer)
- García, Pedro (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico, July 30, 1940
- Subject Headings
- - Waltzes
- - Field recordings
- - Instrumental music
- - United States -- New Mexico -- Arroyo Hondo
- Field recordings
- Instrumental music
- - Valse de Cadena (Chain Waltz) performed by Nieves Anaya (violin), Ernestina Anaya, daughter of Nieves (violin) and Pedro Garcia (guitar) at Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico on July 30, 1940.
- - Recording log notes: Mr. Anaya, 39, and his daughter Ernestina, 18, both play by ear. Mr. Anaya learned to play the violin by himself and he in turn has taught his daughter. Mr. Garcia was 33 at the time of this recording. All three are residents of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico.
- Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1940/002: AFS 3914a1
- Source Collection
- Juan B. Rael collection (AFC 1940/002)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Rael, Juan Bautista, Nieves Anaya, Ernestina Anaya, and Pedro García. [Valse de Cadena Chain Waltz Audio]. Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/raelbib000036/. (Accessed May 29, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Rael, J. B., Anaya, N., Anaya, E. & García, P. (1940) [Valse de Cadena Chain Waltz Audio]. Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/raelbib000036/.
MLA citation style:
Rael, Juan Bautista, et al. [Valse de Cadena Chain Waltz Audio]. Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/raelbib000036/>.