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A Texas-Mexican cancionero : folksongs of the lower border

Author: Américo Paredes
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1976.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : SpanishView all editions and formats
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Synopsis: The folksongs of Texas's Mexican population pulsate with the lives of folk heroes, gringos, smugglers, generals, jailbirds, and beautiful women. In his cancionero, or songbook, Americo Paredes presents sixty-six of these songs in bilingual text-along with their music, notes on tempo and performance, and discography. Manuel Pena's new foreword situates these songs within the main currents of Mexican  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Music
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Texas-Mexican cancionero.
Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, 1976
(OCoLC)614922233
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Folk music; Songs
All Authors / Contributors: Américo Paredes
ISBN: 0252005228 9780252005220 0252008944 9780252008948
OCLC Number: 2140179
Language Note: Words in Spanish; includes English translations printed as text.
Notes: Unaccompanied melodies with chord symbols.
Description: 1 score (xxiv, 194 pages, 10 pages of plates) : portraits ; 26 cm.
Contents: pt. 1, Old songs from colonial days. La pastora ; La ciudad de Jauja ; El borrego gordo ; El marrano gordo ; Delgadina ; Elena --
pt. 2, Songs of border conflict. Los inditos ; El general Cortina ; Los franceses ; A Zaragoza ; A Grant ; Kiansis I ; Kiansis II ; La Pensilvania ; Rito García ; Los pronunciados ; El capitán Hall ; José Mosqueda ; Gregorio Cortez ; Ignacio Treviño ; Jacinto Treviño ; Los sediciosos ; Pablo González ; Alonso ; Arnulfo ; Alejos Sierra ; Laredo ; La toma de Ciudad Juárez ; La toma de Matamoros ; El Automóvil Gris ; No decías, Pancho Villa ; La persecución de Villa ; Benjamín Argumedo ; Felipe Angeles ; Mariano Reséndez ; Los tequileros ; Dionisio Maldonado ; El contrabando de El Paso ; Manuel Garza de León ; La canción de Carlos Guillén (El prisionero de San Juan de Ulúa) ; Las once acaban de dar --
pt. 3, Songs for special occasions. Las posadas ; Los aguinaldos ; Señora Santa Ana ; Don Pedrito Jaramillo ; La realidad ; El huérfano ; La chiva ; El charamusquero --
pt. 4, Romantic and comic songs. Trigueña hermosa ; La negrita ; La tísica ; A las tres de la mañana ; Andándome yo paseando ; El colúmpico ; La borrega prieta ; Malhaya la cocina ; Dime sí, sí, sí ; Carta escrita sobre un cajón ; El crudo --
pt. 5, The pocho appears. Bonita esta tierra ; Desde México he venido ; Los mexicanos que hablan inglés ; From a border zarzuela ; Mucho me gusta mi novia ; Ya se va la televisión ; Tex-Mex serenade.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: [selected by] Américo Paredes.

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Synopsis: The folksongs of Texas's Mexican population pulsate with the lives of folk heroes, gringos, smugglers, generals, jailbirds, and beautiful women. In his cancionero, or songbook, Americo Paredes presents sixty-six of these songs in bilingual text-along with their music, notes on tempo and performance, and discography. Manuel Pena's new foreword situates these songs within the main currents of Mexican American music.

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