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Title
Los Pleneros de la 21: music and dance of Puerto Rico
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Tanco, Nellie
Marrero Deya, Lymaris
Usera Falcón, Juan Manuel
Matos, Héctor R
Gutiérrez, Juan J (Composer)
Tanco, Sammy
Vélez, Victor
Pons, Ricardo (Instrumentalist)
Merced, Jorge (Actor)
Cepeda Atiles, Rafael (Composer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Pleneros de la 21 (Dance company)
Detour Productions
World Music Institute
Symphony Space (Firm)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1997
Table of Contents
First part of program: Plena. Don Pedro / music composed by Juan J. Gutiérrez ; lead singer, Nellie Tanco -- Tilin / plena traditional ; lead singer, Sammy Tanco ; danced by Lymaris Marrero Deya and Juan Manuel Usera Falcón -- Somos boricuas / music composed by Juan J. Gutiérrez ; lead singer, Nellie Tanco ; danced by Neurogene Barbosa and Andrés Ocasio -- Patria boriqueña / music composed by Toñin Romero and Héctor R. Matos ; lead singers, Héctor R. Matos and Juan J. Gutiérrez -- Plena plenita / plena traditional ; lead singer and dancer, Nellie Tanco -- Flores / music composed by Peyo Afrocán and Sammy Tanco ; lead singer, Sammy Tanco.
Second part of program: Bomba. Campo / bomba traditional [and?] music composed by Rafael Cepeda Atiles ; lead singer, Nellie Tanco -- Trini/San Thomas / bomba traditional -- El Pañuelo / music composed by Rafael Cepeda Atiles ; lead singers, Victor Vélez and Héctor R. Matos -- Yuba la marile / bomba traditional -- Ina / music composed by Juan J. Gutiérrez ; lead singers, Nellie Tanco and Héctor R. Matos -- Que bailen los niños / music composed by Rafael Cepeda Atiles ; lead singer, Nellie Tanco ; danced by Neurogene Barbosa, Isaac Chape-Tanco, Camilo E. Molino Gaetán, and Andrés Ocasio -- Pío pío/son de mares / bomba traditional ; lead singer, Nellie Tanco -- Yayabo / comparsa plena ; music composed by Antonio Sanchez ; lead singer, Sammy Tanco.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2405
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5426 (former)
Topics
Plena (Dance)
Bomba (Dance)
Music -- Puerto Rico
Dance -- Puerto Rico
Drummers (Musicians)
Child dancers
Child musicians
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Music
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by World Music Institute ; artistic direction, Juan J. Gutiérrez.
Accompanied by house program.
Recording made possible by the cooperation of Los Pleneros de la 21, the World Music Institute, Symphony Space, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Production management, Detour Productions.
Performers: Performed by Los Pleneros de la 21: Albert "Tito" Cepeda (lead bomba drummer, pandereta, vocals), Juan J. Gutiérrez (pandereta, bomba drums, vocals), José Lantigua (piano), Ray Martínez (bass), Héctor R. Matos (guiro, pandereta, bomba drummer, fua, vocals), Edgardo Miranda (cuatro), José Rivera [not listed on frame] (lead vocals, pandereta), Nellie Tanco (lead vocals, pandereta, bomba dancer), Sammy Tanco (lead vocals, guiro), Juan Manuel Usera Falcón (bomba dancer, panderetas, vocals).
Performers: Guest artists: Ricardo Pons (flute, clarinet), Victor Vélez (drums), Lymaris Marrero Deya (dancer), Jorge Merced (actor), and children of the Bomba y Plena Children's Workshop: Andrés Ocasio, Neurogene Barbosa, Camilo E. Molina Gaetán, Isaac Chape-Tanco.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Symphony Space, New York, on January 25, 1997, by Penny Ward.
Funding: Recording made possible by the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 streaming video files (NTSC) (135 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F179
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13040948
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9acab840-9004-0135-15f5-016acb8126ad
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1997: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Los Pleneros de la 21" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bf1a54d7-d644-49a9-8992-af6cb5b81658

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Los Pleneros de la 21" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bf1a54d7-d644-49a9-8992-af6cb5b81658

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1997). Los Pleneros de la 21 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bf1a54d7-d644-49a9-8992-af6cb5b81658

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Los Pleneros de la 21