Los Pleneros de la 21: music and dance of Puerto Rico
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Tanco, Nellie (Singer)Marrero Deya, Lymaris (Dancer)Usera Falcón, Juan Manuel (Dancer)Matos, Héctor R. (Singer)Gutiérrez, Juan J (Composer)Tanco, SammyVélez, VictorPons, Ricardo (Instrumentalist)Merced, Jorge (Actor)Cepeda Atiles, Rafael (Composer)Ward, Penny (Videographer)Pleneros de la 21 (Dance company) (Performer)Detour Productions (Production manager)World Music Institute (Presenter)Symphony Space (Firm) (Event place)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Tanco, Nellie (Dancer)Usera Falcón, Juan Manuel (Singer)Matos, Héctor R. (Instrumentalist)Matos, Héctor R. (Composer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1997-01-25
Table of ContentsFirst 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2405Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5426 (former)
TopicsPlena (Dance)Bomba (Dance)Music -- Puerto RicoDance -- Puerto RicoDrummers (Musicians)Child dancersChild musicians
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesMusic
NotesCreation/production credits: presented by World Music Institute ; artistic direction, Juan J. Gutiérrez.Content: Accompanied by house program.Content: 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (135 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F179NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13040948Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9acab840-9004-0135-15f5-016acb8126ad
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