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Schloss, Andrew  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Orquesta Aragón  Search this
Conga de los Hoyos de Santiago de Cuba (Musical group)  Search this
Hermanos Layton (Musical group)  Search this
Carabali Olugo  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Cubans  Search this
Afro-Caribbean  Search this
Phonograph records
Program notes by Andrew Schloss (6 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Track 105 is performed using the Charanga instrumentation (three violins, cello, bass, piano, wooden and silver flute, timbales, conga and three singers. The singers play the cowbell, claves and guiro). Timbales and congos are types of drums; the guiro is a scraper.
Track 201 instruments: Boku: conical drum; Hierro: brake drum beaten rhythmically; Trompeta china: "Chinese trumpet" - an oboe-like instrument.
Track 202 is called Areito, a variation of the Charanga style. This track has the typical Charanga instrumentation with the addition of a trap set and an electric bass.
Recorded in Cuba.
Track information:
101. Quimbara - Mozambique Rhythm
102. Soy Cubano / Spanish
103. Ahora es cuando es - Now Is the Time / Spanish
104. The Perico esta llorando, El - Parrot is Crying / Spanish
105. Preguntame / Orquestra Aragon. Violin, Cello, Bass, Flute, Timbales, Conga, Claves, Guiro, Piano. Spanish
106. Boy's Duet / Spanish
201. Conga de Santiago / La Conga de los Hoyos. Boku, Galleta, Hierro, Trompeta China, Drum. Spanish
202. Hermanos Izquierdo, Los / Los Hermanos Izquierdo. Piano, Violin, Cello, Bass, Flute, Timbales, Conga, Drum, Drums. Spanish
203. Africa, Africa / Carabali Olugo. Spanish
204. Organo de Manzanillo / Player Organ, Conga, Timbales, Claves, Guiro, Drum, Scraper. Spanish
Publisher number:
FE 4065 Folkways
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:
World music  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Carnival songs  Search this
Comparsa  Search this
Holiday  Search this
Instrumental music  Search this
Patriotic music  Search this
Songs  Search this
Animals  Search this
Charanga  Search this
Music  Search this
Conga music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Areito  Search this
Nostalgia  Search this
Violin  Search this
Violoncello  Search this
Bass  Search this
Flute  Search this
Timbales (Drum)  Search this
Conga (Drum)  Search this
Claves  Search this
Guiro  Search this
Piano  Search this
Boku  Search this
Galleta  Search this
Hierro  Search this
Trompeta china  Search this
Drum  Search this
Player organ  Search this
Scraper (Musical instrument)  Search this
Carnival  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 4065
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections