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The Pipil Indians of El Salvador

Various Artists
The Pipil Indians of El Salvador

Produced and recorded by David Blair Stiffler.

"The Pipils are descendants of the Aztecs of Mexico and today are the last pure-blooded Indians living in the country of El Salvador. Aside from the Pipils there are few remnant groups of the Lenca, Pokoman, Chorti and Ulva who live throughout the country....In this album some representation of the Pipil culture as well as the latinized traditional, Salvadorean folk melodies, that have their roots in the Indian and Spanish religious ceremonies will be presented..."

David Blair Stiffler


Producido y grabado por David Blair Stiffler.

"Los Pipil son descendientes de los Aztecas mexicanos y son hoy por hoy los últimos indígenas de sangre pura que viven en El Salvador. Aparte de los Pipil todavía existen unos pocos grupos remanentes de las tribus Lenca, Pokoman, Chorti y Ulva que viven a lo largo del país.... En este álbum se presentan algunas tradiciones de la cultura Pipil, así como melodías folclóricas tradicionales salvadoreñas cuyas raíces se encuentran tanto en ceremonias religiosas indígenas como en las españolas..."

David Blair Stiffler


Track Listing

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El Torito pinto Participants at the celebration of The Cofradia de la Virgen de Concepcion in Izalco 4:40
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102
El Carbonera Pancho Lara 1:51
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103
El Zipitio Pipil musicians 4:41
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104
Los Historiantes: Part 1 Pipil musicians 3:13
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105
Los Historiantes: Part 2 Pipil musicians 2:05
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106
Radio Spots Radios played in buses going and coming to the villages 0:46
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107
Accordion Music in Pipil Language Francisco Tepas 2:57
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Pipil Polka Francisco Tepas 1:46
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202
Accordion of Francisco Tepas Francisco Tepas 0:25
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203
Mi duele - It Pains Me Francisco Tepas 2:32
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204
Son Nahuat Francisco Tepas 1:09
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205
Kanka la wituna Francisco Tepas 1:30
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206
Dos Campadres Pedro and Jose Musto 3:48
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207
El Barrenar Pedro and Jose Musto 3:20
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208
Jawbone and Marimba Music Pedro and Jose Musto with Sylvester Xijache 3:19
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209
Chant for the "Paseo de Niño" for the Cofradias Sylvester Xijache 1:52

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