• Record: SS-002b
  • Piece: A01
  • Time: 00:00:00 - 00:07:12
  • Themes: miscellaneous , jobs: musician
  • Summary: Her parents were Basque speakers, the two of them were from Urdiain. But the parents of her mother were from Amézcoa and they did not know Basque. She learnt Spanish because the cousins of her mother, from Amézcoa, would often come to visit. But the people from Urdiain did not speak Spanish and only learnt when they went to school.The schoolmaster was good and when he retired, they went to offer him something for the service he had rendered and he only asked for 200 pesetas a year. (03:25") During the main fiestas the drummers would go from house to house asking for things. When they lost the local elections they put out the drummer group. By then, Miguel José already knew how to play the chistu (flute). In two years things were all forgotten and then everyone was happy with the other one.