Music from the Dominican Republic

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Subjects: Folk music--Dominican Republic
Folk songs, Spanish--Dominican Republic
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote, Sound Recording
Material Type: Musical sound recording -- Monograph
Language: Undetermined
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, [2003]
Series: Smithsonian global sound for libraries
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original publisher catalog number: FE 4281-FE 4284
Additional Authors: Gillis, Verna
Alexander Street Press
Notes: Previously issued in 1976 as analog discs, Folkways Records: FE 4281-4284
Program notes (stapled set of various pages for each volume : maps, b/w port. ; 28 cm.) in English with texts, historical, and performance notes
Recorded by Verna Gillis with Ramon Daniel Perez Martinez
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings: FE 4281-4284
Traditional music of the Dominican Republic
Contents: v. 1. The Island of Quisqueya. A novena (5:45) -- "O Reina" (4>57) -- Instrumental, with vocal (5:35) -- A novena (5:49) -- "Apagame la vela" (Put out my candle) (4: 55) -- Merengues (3:42) -- "Cuando yo vine del Cibao" (When I arrived from Cibao) (4:14) -- "Julio ven" (Julio is coming) (3:47) -- "Les mujeres son el consuelo de los hombres" (4:00) -- Merengues (3:28)
Contents: v. 2. The Island of Española. Los chuines (9:50) -- "Sarandunga" (8:24) -- "Morena linda" (Beautiful black woman) (4:05) -- "Caminan las nubes" (The clouds are moving) (3:40) -- Instrumental (1:48) -- "Guay, guay, guay" (2:53) -- "El tobaco" tonada (3:30) -- Tonada (3:38) -- Salves (2:17)
Contents: v. 3. Cradle of the New World. "Mummies" (10:03) -- "Los congos del espirito santo" (3:20) -- Los congos "Ensilla mi caballo" (3:29) -- Los congos "Lambe los Deos Manteca" (2:46) -- Los congos "Le vamos a dar la gracias" (1:36) -- "Baile, cum, cum, baile" a bambula (4:15) -- "Ave Maria, llena de gracia" a salves (2:30) -- "Yo traigo un lirio" (I bring a bouquet) (3:08) -- "Viejo Luis" a bambula (4: 43) -- Three children's songs (2:13) -- "Navidad sin mi madre" cumbia (3:17)
Contents: v. 4. Songs from the North. Canot de hacha (chopping song) (4:17) -- Canto de hacha (3:23) -- Canto de hacha (2:20) -- Baquini (death song) (2:02) -- Rosario (song of supplication) (2:06) -- Rosario (death song) (1:18) -- Rosario (2:47) -- Chuin (social song) (5:50) -- Bolero (Spanish dance 4/4) (3:50) -- Improvised lyrics (3:53) -- Salve (religious song) (4:20) -- Comic song (imitating animals) (2:47) -- Chuin (love song) (3:00) -- Bolero "obsession" (3:05)
Various native performers
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web
OCLC Number: ASP71731/glmu