Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE
Compiled by: Pampa Rotolo
Series Editor: Ann Hoog
For additional information about Archive
of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife
Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio
materials and photographic materials.
Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information.
All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.
AFS 9907-9909: Juan Liscano Collection of Cuban and Venezuelan Folk Music
Three 16-inch discs of Cuban and Venezuelan instrumentals and songs recorded by Juan Liscano before 1950. The Cuban examples consist of claves, drums, male chorus, rhythm stick, and solo male vocalist. The collection includes 8 pages of descriptions and lists.
AFS 10,968-10,969: Ramon y Rivera / Venezuela, Argentina Music
Two 10-inch tapes of traditional songs from various regions in Argentina and Venezuela. Recorded by Luis Felípe Ramón y Rivera and Isabel Aretz (Mrs. Ramón y Rivera), directors of the Venezuelan Institute of Folklore. The collection includes a 1-page partial song-list.
AFS 10,969B: One 10-inch tape containing 25 traditional folk songs from Venezuela. Recorded in various regions of Venezuela, 1950s. The genres, titles and location are announced in the recording preceding each song. (1 hour; tape copy on LWO 2374B)
AFS 10,983-11,006: USIS / Folk Music of Venezuela
Twenty-four 10-inch discs of 48 Venezuelan songs, including instrumental performances and vocal songs with accompaniment. Recorded in Venezuela by the Dirección de Cultura y Bellas Artes on an unknown date. Donated by the United States Information Service, June 1956. (2 hours and 12 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reels 358-359A)
AFS 14,457: Isabel Aretz / Seleccion de musica folklorica de Venezuela
One 7-inch tape of 41 traditional Venezuelen pieces including harvest songs, holiday songs, instrumental music, popular songs and work songs. Recorded in Venezuela by Isabel Aretz, Francisco Carreño, Luis Arturo Domínguez, Alvaro Fernaud, José Clemente Laya, Juan Liscano, Luis Felípe Ramón y Rivera, Abilio Reyes, and Gustavo Silva, between 1947 and 1969. The collection includes a 13-page content list consisting of the name of the performer, the location of the recording, the name of collector, and notes by Ramón y Rivera for each piece. (LWO 6385)