Recorded live on the mountain behind Taos Pueblo, this unique album presents a variety of Taos Pueblo round dance singing. Round dance is a traditional social dance which has been popular at Taos Pueblo since the early 1900s. This CD consist of 16 songs, ten of which were composed by three of the singers present during the recording. The songs represent music and traditions which are very rarely shared with people outside of the Pueblo.
- Artists: Joe Luis Mirabal, John A. Mirabal, John C. Romero, Manuel Sandy, Jerry G. Lujan
- Format: Audio CD
- Number of discs: 1
- Original release date: 1987
- Label: Indian House
About the Artist
This album was recorded by Taos Pueblo artists who carry on the musical traditions passed down to them from their ancestors. In many Native American cultures, these musicians play a role in traditional ceremonies that serve as prayers for blessings and rain. Their music is appreciated around the world for its unique and beautiful sound and its role in preserving an important cultural legacy.
At Shumakolowa Native Arts we are proud to sell rare and hard-to-find music that celebrates Native American and Pueblo culture, history and art. Our selection of music has been carefully curated by our team of experts to inspire and provide insight into these unique art forms.
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