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Rael, Juan Bautista -- Ethnomusicological collections

View Resource Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection

The American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress has recently provided online access to this ethnographic field collection of "religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents in rural New Mexico and Southern Colorado." Juan Bautista Rael (1900-1993), a Stanford University professor and linguist, collected these recordings of alabados (hymns), folk drama, wedding songs, and dance...