Portion of the Te Deum from the Mission Music Book
Source: Santa Clara University Archives
Juan Bautista de Anza National
Historic Trail Guide Audio Files
These audio files are taken from the CD distributed with the printed
version of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail Guide.
The sounds were recorded on, or near, the Anza Trail itself. For
most counties in the Guide, there is a section called "On the CD"
in which you can learn more about the audio tracks.
These audio files were produced via a Challenge Cost Share Grant provided by the U.S. National Park Service. They are in the public domain, but can only be used for non-commercial and not-for-profit uses.
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Track 1: Introduction:
Who Was Anza?
Track 2: The Alabado
Track 3: Birth and Death:
Salve de la Virgen
de los Dolores,
Track 4: O’odham Language and
Track 5: Casa Grande Song and
Fandango (La Merlequina)
Track 6: Quechan Music at Yuma:
Quechan Memorial Song
Track 7: Desert Fandangos:
Cattle Drive, Chacona,
El Minuet de Cuatro
Track 8: Santa Catarina Springs,
Fandango and Nativity:
La Xameico, La Posada
Track 9: The Morning Hymn:
El Cantico del Alba and
Track 10: The Chumash, the
Channel and the Sea
Track 11: Carpenter Birds
and Font’s Te Deum
Track 12: The Mutsun
Track 13: Henry Coe State Park
Track 14: The Story of the Bear of
Track 15: San Francisco:
Marcha Real, Ah, Susanita
Track 16: The Bay Miwok
Track 17: Finale
In May 2017, the California Frontier Project interviewed Greg
Bernal-Mendoza Smestad about Los Californios (which includes the
descendants of the de Anza Expedition) and the West Coast's first
Thanksgiving in 1776. Read the blog post and listen to Podcast Episode
002, "You Have to Carry This On": What it Means to be a Californio
with host Damian Bacich. You can just listen to just the interview
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education and evaluation purposes only. It is not, however, to be
used commercially without written permission from the National Park