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    Tecolotito by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. "Tecolotito" is another school song. The large owl (el papa) is usually identified with witchcraft. A baby owl, on the other hand, is the subject of children's songs used in school for musical programs, games, etc. See item 35.6. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 9 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Alegrias by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Alegrias (Joys) is a Spanish folk dance that has not taken root among the Spanish-speaking people of New Mexico. Recordings of this and some other folk dances are usually played for the music they contain. May be a commercial recording. Recording levels vary. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    La Jesusita by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Piece of Mexican origin dating from the days of the Mexican Revolution. Cut off. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 3 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    La mesticita by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. La mesticita (from mestizo, or mixed blood) is a folk dance of Mexican provenience. Very popular, particularly in school dances. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 12 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Versos de chiquiado by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dance game involving the recitation of poetic strophes by the participants. The game has to do with coaxing a dance partner to leave her chair placed in the middle of the dance floor so the dancing can resume. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 5 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    El mas bonito pie by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. El mas bonito pie (The Prettiest Fool) is a folk dance of Spanish provenience. Not popular in New Mexico and danced mostly by trained dancers who participate in local fiestas or at school dances. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 13 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Viento, viento by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. "Viento, viento" (Wind, Wind) is a children's school song. The children tell the wind that he is a thief that blows and takes their things away with him. Children ask the wind where it is going in such a hurry and call him a thief with baggy pants. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 8 of 27 songs on the audiofile.