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    Valse de pano by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Particular waltz danced with a handkerchief (pano). Recording levels vary. Blank spot in recording. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 12 of 14 songs on the audiofile.

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    La varsoviana by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recording levels vary. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 13 of 14 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.

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    Valse de cadena by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Originally the valse de cadena was so-called because the dancers formed a cadena or chain as they danced around the dance floor. Of all the valses, this is one of the most interesting to perform and to watch Recording cut off. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 6 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 Camila by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recording levels vary. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 16 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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    El zapatero by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this folk song, el zapatero (the cobbler) and el camisero (the haberdasher) figure as objects of children's mock anger at not getting their tailor-made apparel as ordered. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Versos de chiquiada by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

  • Thumbnail for Sobre las olas
    Sobre las olas by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 14 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    El chote by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dance also known as a chotis. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 14 of 14 songs on the audiofile.

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    Polka by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 3 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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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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    Desde que llegue a esta punto by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this late nineteenth-century Mexican-American folk song, the singer-composer is making fun of his efforts to learn English. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 7 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    El cutillo by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dance similar to the quadrille and quite complicated. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 9 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

  • Thumbnail for La rana
    La rana by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Agglutinate folk song for children. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 6 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

  • Thumbnail for El chote vaquero
    El chote vaquero by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. "El chote vaquero" (The Cowboy Schottische) is a local adaptation of the European schottische. The term vaquero suggests a local provenience for this fast moving dance. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 1 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Las cuadrillas by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dance executed by four couples. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 1 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Chiapanecas by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. The title of this folk dance refers to the girls of the state of Chiapas, Mexico, where the dance originated. Its music includes a refrain during which dancers and audience clap their hands. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 7 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Los diez perritos by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. "Los diez perritos" (Ten Puppies) is a school song that begins with ten puppies and continues until all are lost. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 5 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    La raspa by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. La raspa (The Shuffle) is a Mexican folk dance very popular among the Spanish-speaking people of the Southwest. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    La cuna by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. La cuna (The Cradle) is a complicated waltz. Recording levels vary. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 14 songs on the audiofile.

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    La vaquerita by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. This folk dance seems to be of New Mexican origin. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Home Sweet Home by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 2 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

  • Thumbnail for El pasodoble
    El pasodoble by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 2 of 16 songs on the audiofile.