:: Title :: En medio de este aposento
:: Genre :: courtship song, desafío, minstrel song, ronda , ronda de desafío, song duel
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Moreno, Emilio [almirez (mortar and pestle), vocal]
Orejudo, Cesario [vocal]
Orejudo, Urbano [vocal]
Useros, Donato [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Vegas del Matute (Segovia), Castilla y León (Spain)
:: Language :: Spanish, Castilian
:: Culture :: Spanish, Castilian
:: Session :: Vegas del Matute 10/52
:: Date :: 10/28/1952
:: Reference Information :: T704.0, Track 3 (00:01:45)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Lomax?s visit to Segovia seems to have been the result of his having seen or heard about a folkloric ensemble which was put together in Zarzuela del Monte and Vegas del Monte, as an offshoot of the Feminine Section?s ?Choirs and Dances? (Coros y Danzas groups. [Source: field log, guest editor Carlos Porro and colleagues]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - A desafio may even erupt into violence. A ronda de desafio is a song-duel serenade used in competing for girl's attention
:: Collection :: Spain 1952-1953

 

 

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