Irulegi Irratia


  • Recording date: 1996-10-07
  • Owner: Euskarabidea-mediateka
  • Informant: Martin Olhats
  • Main theme: Old songs. Pelota match in Irun the 9th of August of 1846. The Ten Commandments.
  • Permission to query: Free
  • Permission to publish: Limited
  • Sound quality: Good
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Labourd (low-navarrese - navarro-labourdin)
Piece Time Summary
A01 00:00:00
Introduction: Martin Olhats, who worked on the land and in the vineyards, sings old songs.The verses which they sang at a famous game of pelota.An article that Mariano Izeta wrote about that game of handball. Lapurdi won the game and the crowd from Guipuzcoa lost a lot of money. The archbishop of Pamplona punished Gamio, the handball player, for playing without his permission. He spent a lot of time in Lapurdi until he had served his punishment. But the people from Lapurdi appreciated him a lot and they gave him a white horse as a gift. He returned to Ciga, his place of birth, on the white horse. He never played again but he would travel about to all the places where there was a game on his white horse. (07:30") Verses.(13:10") How he learnt the verses. Anecdotes.
A03 00:29:10
(30:25") Verses: "Hamar mandamenduak" (The ten commandments).(34:58") How he learnt the verses.
A02 00:17:10
(20:25") Verses from the great War of 1914.(28:18") These verses turned up in the village seven or eight years after the War.
A04 00:34:58
(36:35") Verses.(40:17")How he learnt those verses.(44:35") Goodbye.
Track Time Listen to file
II-086b-B 46:58
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