Audio Recording Al pie de este santo altar (At the Foot of This Holy Altar) [Audio]
About this Item
- Al pie de este santo altar (At the Foot of This Holy Altar) [Audio]
- Contributor Names
- Rael, Juan Bautista (Collector)
- Montoya, Luis (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Cerro, New Mexico, August 9, 1940
- Subject Headings
- - Hymns
- - Alabados
- - Songs
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- New Mexico -- Cerro
- Field recordings
- - Category: The Passion
- - Recording log notes: Mr. Montoya, age 70, was from Cerro, New Mexico.
- - Al pie de este santo altar (At the Foot of This Holy Altar) performed by Luis Montoya (vocal) at Cerro, New Mexico on August 09, 1940.
- Sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1940/002: AFS 3933b1
- 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, and Luis Montoya. [Al pie de este santo altar At the Foot of This Holy Altar Audio]. Cerro, New Mexico, August 9, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/raelbib000124/. (Accessed September 22, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Rael, J. B. & Montoya, L. (1940) [Al pie de este santo altar At the Foot of This Holy Altar Audio]. Cerro, New Mexico, August 9. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/raelbib000124/.
MLA citation style:
Rael, Juan Bautista, and Luis Montoya. [Al pie de este santo altar At the Foot of This Holy Altar Audio]. Cerro, New Mexico, August 9, 1940. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/raelbib000124/>.