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Rafael Tufiño, La Plena

Rafael Tufiño, La Plena, 1952–54, oil on masonite, 15 x 30 feet (Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan) © Rafael Tufiño Speakers: Dr. Tamara Díaz Calcaño and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank. Created by Smarthistory.

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    Had an explanation of the term "La Plena" been given early in the lesson, that it meant something about "a type of song", the entire presentation would have been clearer to me. As it was, I only learned that a "plena" is a type of song near the end of the presentation.
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