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Montalvo Saludo, Sixto

60 (1952)
Place of birth: 
Zarzuela del Monte, Segovia
Place of residence: 
Zarzuela del Monte, Segovia
Missions / Competitions: 

En la caja de la cinta T705, Lomax anbota "Cisto Montalgo, 60, jornalero" ("day laborer").

En la caja de la cinta T704, Lomax alaba la actuación de este informante, que tocaba la gaita, y su compañero: 

The drummer is fantastic little man with a face without vertically like a last years lection. He plays a snare drum. The gaita player is a remarkable musician with tremendous purpose in his face, both in patch black [...] ordinary clothes and black berets turned purple white. The sun. He is extremely serious and fine
​paid 200 psts

También describe la dulzaina o gaita y dibuja la disposición de sus agujeros:

This dulzaina is the length of these two boxes a will of regular oboe reed, 12 holes [dibuja la disposición de los agujeros] and keys, the orchestral instrument, doesn't reed music learned by ear from his grandfather There are a 12 of [...] but he is [...] His music is still predominant at weddings and fiestas

Submission’s author: 


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Title Date Title Type of document
AFC 2004/004: MS 03.05.07 1958/06/24 Correspondencia entre Alan Lomax, Sixto Montalvo y Crescencio Antón Bermejo Letter
AFC 2004/004: MS 03.04.86 1953/09/10 Correspondencia entre Alan Lomax y el manager de Lloyds Bank Letter
AFC 2004/004: MS 03.04.03 1958/06/24 Correspondencia entre Alan Lomax y Baldomero Alonso y Emeterio Bermejoj Letter
AFC 2004/004: MS 03.02.67 1953-1958 Correspondencia entre Alan Lomax y Jacinto González (Radio Zamora), Francisco Esmorís, Modesto Sánchez, Alfredo García, etc. Letter

How to cite

Ascensión Mazuela-Anguita, "Montalvo Saludo, Sixto", Fondo de Música Tradicional IMF-CSIC, ed. E. Ros-Fábregas (accession date: 19 Apr 2021),