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Aguas Bravas: Voices and Music of El Rio. With audio tracts, texts, notes, photos, slide show, lyrics and translations, 2006

 File — Box: 2, CD: 22

Scope and Contents

Tracks: 1. Rio Grande - river, water, anonymous popular poem, 1910. 2. Indita del Rio Grande, by Benito Flores, arranged and sung by Jesus Armando "Chuy" Martinez. 3. Pa oekay, by Herman Agoyo, river poem, Okay Owingeh, San Juan Pueblo. 4. Acequias de Picuris, by Ramon Duran, irrigation ditch cleaning song, acequia, Picuris, NM. 5. Los Matachines, Bendicion de las Aguas, Matachines bless the waters, acequia for San Antonio, June 13. 6. Soy el Rio Grande, by Rafael Lobato, popular poem composed in 1976 about the river. 7. Corrido del Rio Grande, by Juan S. Lucero, history and culture of the river. 8. Indita del 1884, by Manuel Vigil, sung by Ricardo, Romano and Dante Berry, great river flood of 1884. 9. Corrido de San Marcial, by Ramon Luna, sung by Roger Gabaldon and Manuel Rosas, great river flood of 1929. 10. Corre Corriente, by Cipriano Vigil, struggle to preserve the acequias, water. 11. Corrido de la Cienega, by Roberto Mondragon and Manuel Ortega, successful fight against Santa Fe's 9th golf course, developers.

Note: Produced by UNM Maxwell Museum, Chicano Hispano Mexicano Studies and Center for Regional Studies.


  • 2006

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English Spanish

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 2 boxes (1.2 cu. ft.)

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131