Picuris Pueblo, New Mexico. Tune from a musical dance drama played on violin by Ramos Duran. Joseph Rael gives an historical account of the dance and the way Hispano and Indian versions are presented at Picuris Pueblo. Narration over part of music. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be the NINTH song on the audiofile.
Las Vegas, New Mexico. Hymn to New Mexico composed by Amadeo Lucero. A retired school teacher, Lucero was born in Dixon, New Mexico. In his youth he was a local singer who accompanied himself on the guitar. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 12 songs on the audiofile.
Albuquerque, New Mexico. Felipe gets into a fight, and when his father interferes, tells him to get out of his way or he'll cut him down. The father curses the disrespectful son and dies -- slowly, with time to make his last wishes known. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be the SEVENTH song on the audiofile.