La musica de los viejitos: Hispano Folk Music of the Rio Grande del Norte

La musica de los viejitos: Hispano Folk Music of the Rio Grande del Norte

by Jack Loeffler
     
 

A companion set of audio compact discs to the text collecting examples of the musical forms used over the centuries in this often isolated and harsh but beautiful region of the Rio Rande. A blend of religious and secular music from sixteenth-century Spain, Mexican-influenced folk tunes, and melodies indigenous to the life of the region, the music covered here

Overview

A companion set of audio compact discs to the text collecting examples of the musical forms used over the centuries in this often isolated and harsh but beautiful region of the Rio Rande. A blend of religious and secular music from sixteenth-century Spain, Mexican-influenced folk tunes, and melodies indigenous to the life of the region, the music covered here includes romances, trovos, cuandos and decimas, inditas, corridos, canciónes, ceremonial and religious music, and dance music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826321671
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
3 CDs
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Jack Loeffler is a writer, aural historian, and radio producer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is a winner of a 2008 Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts for ethnomusicology and writing.

Enrique R. Lamadrid is a literary folklorist and cultural historian in the University of New Mexico's Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

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