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Latin Music

The following represents a sample of Latin music from the Folklife Collection.
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1. Alma, Corazon, y Vida - Franco Manolo, Hilda Gonzalez, Nelson Zuleto (Download)

Recorded: September 12, 1985 by Laurie K. Sommers (Florida Folklife Program)
Miami-Dade Folklife Survey
Miami, Florida
(S 1576, reel T86-76)


2. El Gavilan Cjaropo - Jesus Rodriguez (Download)

Performing on the Venezuelan harp at his home
Recorded: August 21, 1985 by Laurie K. Sommers (Florida Folklife Program)
Miami-Dade Folklife Survey
Miami, Florida
(S 1576, reel T86-77)


3. Camilia la Tejana - Mariachi Jalisco (Download)

Recorded: September 4, 1986 by Nancy Nusz (Florida Folklife Program)
Miami-Dade Folklife Survey
Miami, Florida
(S 1576, reel T86-78)


4. La Viya - Rasta Samba Gynin (Download)

Haitian Rastafarian group recorded during fieldwork in Miami
Recorded: August 8, 1985 by Laurie K. Sommers (Florida Folklife Program)
Miami-Dade Folklife Survey
Miami, Florida
(S 1576, reel T86-56)


5. Fromajardis - Stela Burke (AFS3545A2) (Download)

WPA field recordings at Jacksonville, Tarpon Springs, St. Augustine, and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)
(S 1576, reel T86-225)


6. Embrujo - Jose Palmi (Download)

Recorded: June 27, 1993
Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program
Miami, Florida
(S 1640, box 24, tape 22)