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Title
Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez interview collection
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Folk music--New Mexico.
Folk songs, Spanish--New Mexico.
Dance music--New Mexico.
Fiddlers--New Mexico.
Hispanic American musicians--Interviews.
Genre Form
Interviews.
Sound recordings.
Photographs.
Language
English
Interview conducted in English, a few expressions in Spanish
Geographic Coverage
New Mexico
Identified By
Lccn: 2004659988
Summary
Collection consists of biographical and publicity materials for an American Folklife Center sponsored concert, "Roberto & Lorenzo Martinez and the Spanish colonial music and dance of New Mexico," scheduled for September 18, 2003, and canceled due to Hurricane Isabel. A sound recording of an interview with Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez, conducted by New Mexico folk arts coordinator, Claude Stephenson, was recorded on August 27, 2003 and is part of the collection. Roberto Martinez discusses performing in Colorado and Wyoming before moving to New Mexico, discusses corridos he has composed, and discusses performing on radio. His son Lorenzo, a violin player, talks about learning and performing traditional music of New Mexico, some of which was learned from his mother and grandmother. Also included are 4 photographic prints of the performers.
Authorized Access Point
Martinez, Roberto, 1929- Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez interview collection, 2003
Authorized Access Point Variant
Martinez, Lorenzo, Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez interview collection, 2003
Stephenson, Claude, Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez interview collection, 2003
American Folklife Center. Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez interview collection, 2003
Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez interview collection, 2003