:: Title :: Salta la Geringosa
:: Genre :: dance tune, vaqueiro song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Riesgo, Honorina [payetsa, vocal]
Unidentified [percussion]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Belmonte de Miranda (Modreiros) (Tineo), Asturias (Spain)
:: Language :: Asturian (null,Bable)
:: Culture :: Spanish, Asturias, Vaqueiro de Alzada
:: Session :: Belmonte de Miranda 11/52
:: Date :: 11/10-11/952
:: Reference Information :: T719.0, Track 8 (00:01:00)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of a Vaqueiro de Alzada brother and sister brought by the Jew's harp performer, Eustaquio Vigil, from their mountain hamlet (braņa) to Belmonte de Miranda. [Source: Editor]
2 - Eustaquio [Source: field log, fieldwork, guest editors]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax noted that Honorina Riesgo did not play a square drum (pandero), but rather used his own guitar as a drum to approximate its sound. Payetsa: a long-handled frying pan struck with a spoon.
:: Collection :: Spain 1952-1953

 

 

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