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Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande

is an online presentation of a multi-format ethnographic field collection documenting religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. The collection consists of approximately 8 hours of audio recordings (146 titles on 36 recording discs), 1 graphic image, and 218 pages of print material including administrative correspondence, recording logs, song text transcriptions, and publications. (Library of Congress)

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Juan B. Rael interviewing Manuela 'Mela' Martínez, Taos, New Mexico, circa 1930. Courtesy of the Rael Family.

Juan B. Rael

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