[Colombia, Dept. Bolívar, 1968] / collected by George List, Winston Caballero Salguedo and Hector Diaz Herazo.

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List, George, 1911-2008.; Herrara, Abraham.; Herrara, Simón.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional Music.
Folk music; Marriage customs and rites; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Decimas, Colombian; Festivals; Singing games; Children's songs; Musical instruments; Oral history; Fandangos; Merengues; Musicians; Interviews; S.C.1; Cumbias
Colombia; Bolívar (Department)
Archives of Traditional Music Field and Broadcast Collections
Archives of Traditional Music
Physical Description
4 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, full track ; 7 in. + documentation
Interviews and folk music.
Accompanied by a catalog in English prepared by List.
Deposited at the Archives of Traditional Music by List in 1969 under Option 1.

Local Note

EC 3240--3243


Abraham and Simón Herrara, Domingo Polo Venesia, América Porto Cueto, and Santiago Ospino Caraballo, informants; various native musicians performing.

Statement of Responsibility

collected by George List, Winston Caballero Salguedo and Hector Diaz Herazo.


Carángano music and interview with the performer -- Interview concerning velorio customs including the juego, jetepié, florón, penitencia, guacamaya and azúcar games -- Interview concerning the décimas "pobre está salado" with demonstrations -- Interview concerning various musical genres and instruments -- Discussion of village life in Evitar, marriage customs, patron saints, campana and conquista -- Fandangos -- Cumbias -- Merengues -- Mapalés -- Decímas -- Tres golpes -- Children's games: Esconde la sortija ; El chivo ; Mirón, mirón -- Interview concerning canto de gallo, maestranza, and game of puerco -- Interview with leader of the conjunto de caña de millo de Evitar concerning the music and instruments played -- Interviews with participants at the Festividad de los Inocentes in Cartagena.

Venue/Event Date

Recorded by Caballero Salguedo and Diaz Herazo under the direction of List from Sept. 22 - Nov. 1, 1968 in the cities of Evitar, Mahates, Carángano and Cartagena in the Dept. de Bolívar, Colombia.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 1395243; Other: GR00383683; Other: EC 3240; MDPI Barcode: 40000002684654; MDPI Barcode: 40000002684647; MDPI Barcode: 40000002685131; MDPI Barcode: 40000002685123; OCLC: ocm15528689; Catalog Key: BAA0433BT; Collection Identifier: 69-201-F ATL

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