DU Special Collections

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Title:
untitled
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1969 - 1969
Type:
Sound Recording
Format:
audio/mp3, audio/wav
Description:
Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico. In Hispanic New Mexico and Colorado, the New Year is awaited with anxiety and greeted with shouts of joy and cheer. After it is literally shot and "killed," groups of young men go out serenading from house to house, beginning at midnight. Here are fifteen traditional couplets. Instrumental accompaniment. Quality: Fair., Audiorecording from Cobos Collection. Catalog no. 8.1; Cobos no. 41.E.1,b