Peter Kennedy Collection

Basque Music

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    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

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    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] Side 1.Green flag with castle heraldry.- 1. 8 stick dancers. Flag is waved over stooped dancers - clapping. Men each have 1 stout stick. 4. Saludo a la Bandera.- 2. Leader dances solo first to show off steps. Rortziko de Capitan Y Binako. Men in white - red berets - Bells on red pads at knees. High kicks starting in pairs + passing to back.- 3. Another men's dance as before with stick tapping in 2nd half. They hit above and below changing hand positions.- 4. Another men's dance (sticks are not hit) but 1 dancers is born up on high by 2 dancers at his back. Makil.- 5. Prec. off with clapping. Txakarrankua.- 6. Solo 3 hole pipe + tabor. Entry first. Jota. 8 girl dancers with castanets. Long platts. Black decorated top. Mauve skirts with red overskins. Fastened low seat with brooch.- Side 2. Jotas de la Ribera. Orchestra with guitars, violins, mandolins.- 1. Orchestra only [7'10"].- 2. With solo male singer who is clapped violently [1'30"].- 3. With 2 male singers about panphone - guitar accomp to song part.- 4. With solo as ? orch. intro as before.- 5. Orchestral solo - very long + tedious.

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