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Uruguay: a desalambrar! Tear Down the Fences!

Artist:
Viglietti, Daniel, 1939-2017  Search this
Creator:
Guillén, Nicolás, 1902-1989  Search this
Vallejo, César, 1892-1938  Search this
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936  Search this
Producer:
Dane, Barbara  Search this
Collection Creator:
Paredon Records  Search this
Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010  Search this
Dane, Barbara  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Uruguayans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Date:
1973
Track Information:
101. Dale tu Mano al Indio. Give Your Hand to the Indian / Spanish. Uruguay. Daniel Viglietti. 00:01:55

102. A Desalambar. Tear Down the Fences! / Spanish. Uruguay. Daniel Viglietti. 00:02:20

103. Duerme, Negrito. Sleep, Little One / Ramiro Hernandez, Tumbadora (drums). Humberto Vasquez, Marimbula. Daniel Garcia, Claves y quijada. Spanish. Uruguay. Atahualpa Yupanqui. 00:02:15

104. Yo Naci en Jacinto Vera. I Was Born in Jacinto / Federico Britos, Violin. Spanish. Uruguay. Liber Falco, poem; Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:53

105. Cruz de Luz. Cross of Light / Spanish. Uruguay. Daniel Viglietti. 00:02:15

106. Milonga de Andar Lejos. Song of Going Far Away / Spanish. Uruguay. Daniel Viglietti. 00:01:35

107. Cancion del Hombre Nuevo. Song of the New Man / Spanish. Uruguay. Rafael Alberti and Daniel Viglietti. 00:01:35

108. Remontando los Rios. Going Upstream / Spanish. Uruguay. 00:01:20

109. Mi Pueblo. My People / Spanish. Uruguay. Rafael Alberti and Daniel Viglietti. 00:01:52

201. Me Matan Si No Trabajo. If I Don't Work They'll Kill Me / Spanish. Uruguay. Nicolas Guillen, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:02:22

202. Soldado Aprende a Tirar. Soldier, Learn to Shoot / Spanish. Uruguay. Nicolas Guillen, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:48

203. Ronda. Round / Spanish. Uruguay. Nicolas Guillen, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:23

204. Remansos. Stagnant Pools / Spanish. Uruguay. Federico Garcia Lorca, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:30

205. Remansillos. Little Stagnant Pools / Spanish. Uruguay. Federico Garcia Lorca, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:00

206. Variacion. Variation / Spanish. Uruguay. Federico Garcia Lorca, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:00

207. Cortaron Tres Arboles. They Cut Three Trees / Spanish. Uruguay. Federico Garcia Lorca, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:00

208. Dos Baladas Amarillas. Two Yellow Ballads I / Spanish. Uruguay. Federico Garcia Lorca, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:25

209. Dos Baladas Amarillas. Two Yellow Ballads II / Daniel Viglietti, Garcia Lorca. Spanish. Uruguay. Federico Garcia Lorca, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:01:00

210. Masa. The Masses / Spanish. Uruguay. César Vallejo, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:02:25

211. Pedro Rojas (part 1) / Spanish. Uruguay. César Vallejo, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:02:15

212. Pedro Rojas (part 2) / Spanish. Uruguay. César Vallejo, words and Daniel Viglietti, music. 00:02:10
Local Numbers:
Paredon.1011
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Brooklyn, N.Y. : Paredon Records, 1973
Participant or Performer Note:
Daniel Viglietti, voice and guitar, with additional musicians as noted.
General:
Recorded in Havana, Cuba, 1967.

Program notes by Barbara Dane, with Spanish texts of the songs and English translations (16 p.) inserted in container.

Album cover design by Collective Graphics Workshop. Cover art from 1972 Alamanaque, a Desalambrar.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Political ballads and songs -- Uruguay  Search this
Protest songs -- Uruguay  Search this
World music -- Uruguay  Search this
Poetry -- Collections  Search this
Genre/Form:
Phonograph records
Collection Citation:
Paredon Records audiorecordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.PARE, Item Paredon.1011
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Paredon Records audio recordings
Paredon Records audio recordings / Audio / Commercial Audio Recordings / Phonograph records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk532851a50-edd7-4240-a0c9-9080adffe28a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-pare-ref1149

Verna Gillis audio recordings

Researcher:
Gillis, Verna  Search this
Performer:
Bronson, Audrey F.  Search this
Nevaquaya, Doc Tate, 1932-1996  Search this
Interviewee:
Guillén, Nicolás , 1902-1989  Search this
Extent:
24 Sound tape reels (Tapes VG-0001 - VG-0021 have been digitally transferred at 96kHz/24-bit with the exception of tapes VG-0018 and VG-0019. Tape VG-0018 has been transferred poorly. Tapes VG-0019, VG-0022, VG-0023, VG-0024 require conservation prior to transfer.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Sermons
Date:
Undated, 1968-1979
Summary:
The Verna Gillis audio recordings consist of 24 open-reel tapes. The field recordings document work done by folklorist Verna Gillis in Haiti, Oklahoma, Philadelphia, and Cuba.
Scope and Contents:
The Verna Gillis audio recordings consist of 24 open-reel tapes. The field recordings document work done by folklorist Verna Gillis in Haiti, Oklahoma, Philadelphia, and Cuba between 1968-1979. Most recordings are of vodou ceremonies recorded in Haiti and church services led by Bishop Audrey F. Bronson. Also notable are performances by Comanche artist Joyce Lee "Doc" Tate Nevaquaya, an American Indian flute player.
Arrangement:
The Verna Gillis audio recordings are arranged according to numbers assigned to the open reel tapes by the RRFAC. Where more than one tape from the same day or event exists, those tapes are kept together in the overall arrangement.
Biographical / Historical:
Verna Gillis (b. 1942) is a New York-based music producer and holds a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology. She is known for her successful efforts to bring musicians from various immigrant communities to the forefront of the New York City music scene, helping to usher music from the Carribean, Africa, and Latin America into the mainstream of American life during the 1970s and 80s.

She was an Assistant Professor at Brooklyn College from 1974 to 1980 and at Carnegie Mellon University from 1988 to 1990.

From 1972 to 1979, Gillis recorded traditional music in Afghanistan, Iran, Kashmir, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Peru, Surinam, and Ghana.

In 1979, she opened Soundscape, a non-profit multi-cultural performance space in New York City, on west 52nd Street which she directed for the next five years. A New York Times profile from 1990 described the energy and importance of the performance space at this time: Gillis would book "lectures by the jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp, voodoo ceremonies by the Haitian ensemble Troupe Makandal, art rock by the guitarist Arto Lindsay. David Byrne, Hal Wilner and Bill Laswell of the downtown musical crowd were regular listeners. The two giants of free jazz, Cecil Taylor and Ornette Coleman, collaborated for the first time ever in Soundscape, playing informally together over a two-week span of 1980." [1]

Gillis had to close Soundscape in 1987 after it went too deeply into debt, but she continued to be a force in the music community of the city. Gillis began a new career managing and producing international musicians including Youssou N'dour from Senegal, Yomo Toro from Puerto Rico, Salif Keita form Mali, and Carlinhos Brown from Brazil.

Gillis produced sixteen albums on Folkways/Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, which include music from the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Haiti, Cuba, the Gambia, and Philadelphia, PA, as well as American Indian music and spoken word.

She was nominated for two GRAMMYs for her work as a producer: in 2000 for the Archie Shepp/Roswell Rudd Quartet Live in New York, and again in 2001 for Roswell Rudd's MALIcool.

[1] http://www.nytimes.com/1990/04/08/magazine/what-really-makes-new-york-work-secret-powers-verna-gillis-muse-melting-pot.html?pagewanted=all
General:
Scope and Contents notes for each tape are composed of transcribed notes from the recto and verso of tape boxes. Archivist notes are in brackets.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Topic:
Native American flute  Search this
Church music  Search this
Vodou -- Haiti -- Rituals.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sermons
Citation:
Verna Gillis audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.GILLIS
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Verna Gillis audio recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5d7c26dc8-5d99-4b18-97a6-23594611bc4f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-gillis

Harlem, Haiti, and Havana : a comparative critical study of Langston Hughes, Jacques Roumain, Nicolás Guillén / by Martha Cobb ; [cover art by Tom Gladden]

Author:
Cobb, Martha  Search this
Subject:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Roumain, Jacques 1907-1944  Search this
Guillén, Nicolás 1902-1989  Search this
Physical description:
178 p. : ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
America
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Poetry--Black authors--History and criticism  Search this
Blacks in literature  Search this
Literatures  Search this
History and criticism  Search this
Call number:
PN841.C57X 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_424987

Alusiones Africanas en la poesía de Nicolás Guillén

Author:
Augier, Angel I. 1910-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Guillén, Nicolás 1902-1989 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1969
Topic:
Cuban poetry--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
GN4 .E78
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_795787

The Yoruban-Cuban aesthetic : Nicolas Guillen's poetic expression : a paradigm

Author:
Purchas-Tulloch, Jean Andrea  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Guillén, Nicolás 1902-1989 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1985
1986
Topic:
Poets, Cuban  Search this
Cuban poetry  Search this
Call number:
Z3501 .C87X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548258

Salute to Afro-Cuba / from the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica

Author:
African-Caribbean Institute of Jamaica  Search this
Subject:
Martí, José 1853-1895  Search this
Guillén, Nicolás 1902-1989 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
22 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Cuba
Date:
1975
[1975]
Topic:
Revolutionaries  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Civilization  Search this
African influences  Search this
Call number:
F1783.M38 A518 1975X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_180314

Literary expression : vehicle for transferring national feelings, retracing personal and national myths / Setor Donné Nevieto

Author:
Novieto, Setor Donné  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Guillén, Nicolás 1902-1989 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Sutherland, Efua Theodora Morgue 1924-1996 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Armah, Ayi Kwei 1939- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2012
Call number:
DT38.9.S7 I5 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1030113

Literature / speech by Nicolás Guillén

Author:
Guillé́n, Nicolás 1902-1989  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Guillén, Nicolás 1902-1989  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1975
Call number:
F1861 .J277
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1050438

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