Hispanic Americans -- Music
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of 30 CDs each containing one hour of oral interviews and/or renditions by Edwin Berry (Baca), a pioneer resident of Tomé, New Mexico. These interviews were conducted by Dr. Rowena Rivera, a former professor of Spanish at the University of New Mexico. In 1979, Dr. Rivera interviewed Edwin Berry, who was at the time 66 years old. Mr. Berry gave an account of life in the Tomé area in the early part of the 20th century. In addition to the oral history, the recordings...
Dates: 1979-2000 (bulk 1979-1982)
Frank V. Mares and Bruna Valencia Mares “No Hay Cosa Como La Madre” recording and associated material
Abstract The collection contains a Spanish mariachi song, “No Hay Cosa Como La Madre” composed by Frank and Bruna Mares for Frank’s mother.
Abstract This is a collection of songs composed by Juan Sebedeo Lucero, along with a few other traditional New Mexico songs, sung by Lucero and family members. Included are alabanzas or songs of praise, corridos, romances, rancheros and samples of a few other song types such as an indita, polka and a waltz.
Abstract The collection contains alabados, Holy Week songs, prayers and songs for the deceased and Christmas Los Pastores songs. There are discussions of the songs with the singers and interviews with them about their personal lives.