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Mariachi music in America : experiencing music, expressing culture

Author: Daniel Edward Sheehy
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Global music series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This [book] provides an accessible introduction to the social, cultural, and economic conditions surrounding mariachi music in the United States. Large immigrations of Mexicans to the U.S., the power of the international recording industry, and the fluid travel of mariachi musicians between the two countries have resulted in a strong base of musical continuity across the political border. Drawing on thirty-five  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sheehy, Daniel Edward.
Mariachi music in America.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)656507433
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Edward Sheehy
ISBN: 0195141458 9780195141450 0195141466 9780195141467
OCLC Number: 57366097
Description: xviii, 110 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: An introduction to mariachi culture --
The modern mariachi sound --
The social life of mariachi music --
Mariachi economy --
Viva el mariachi! Tacos with ketchup or salsa? The challenge of change.
Series Title: Global music series.
Responsibility: Daniel Sheehy.
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One of the case study volumes in the "Global Music" series, this illustrated book describes the social, cultural, and economic circumstances surrounding mariachi music in the United States. Offering  Read more...

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