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Gonzalas, Facundo  Search this
Bilby, Kenneth M. 1953-  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Phonograph records
New Mexico
United States--West
United States
Chamisal (N.M.)
Program notes by Kenneth M. Bilby and bibliography (3 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Matachines, featured on side 2, is a costumed dance found in New Mexico and parts of Mexico. It is performed by people of both Native American and Spanish descent. In some versions it is said to represent battle between the Christians and the Moors.
Facundo Gonzales, violin.
Recorded in Chamisal, New Mexico.
Track information:
101. Polka
102. Valse
103. La Cuna
104. Dance
105. Valse
106. Valse
107. Shotis
201. Gaviota
202. Valse
203. Matachines Music: La Procesion - The Procession
204. Matachines Music: El Monarca - Montezuma
205. Matachines Music: El Toro - The Bull
206. Matachines Music: La Malinche - A Young Girl in Communion Dress and Veil
Publisher number:
FE 4062 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Folk music  Search this
Folk dance music  Search this
Violin music  Search this
Violin  Search this
Matachines (Dance)  Search this
Gavottes  Search this
Waltz  Search this
Polka (Dance)  Search this
Dance  Search this
Instrumental music  Search this
Schottisches  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 4062
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections