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Music in Mexico


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Forward: Preface: CD Track List: 1. Introduction Ethnic Identity and Music in Mexico Music, Migration, Diaspora and Music in Mexico Media and Music in Mexico 2. The Transnational Resurgence of Son Jarocho The Mexican Son Complex Style and Practice in Son Jarocho Son Jarocho in Veracruz: A History of Migration and Transculturation The Rise of Son Jarocho as a Mexican National Icon The Transnational Resurgence of Son Jarocho 3. Bolero: Cosmopolitanism and the Mexican Romantic Song until the 1960s The Basic Stylistic Features of a Transnational Genre The Bolero in Mexico: The Trova Yucateca Tradition Mexico City and the Production and Popularization of the Mexican Bolero: 1930s-1950s Trios and Bolero Ranchero: The 1950s and 1960s 4. Balada. Cosmopolitanism and the Mexican Romantic Song in the 1970s Shifting Taste: From Bolero to Balada in 1960s and 1970s Mexico Televisa and the Balada for the Middle-Classes Balada Grupera and Working-Class Sentimentality Masculine, Feminine, and Queer Sensibilities in the Balada 5. Nortena Music and its History of Hybridization The Myth of Onda Grupera Accordion Music from the Mexican Northeast to the World The Corrido in Nortena Music The Performance of a Nortena Identity 6. Banda Music. From Village Brass Music to Narcocorridos The Banda Craze A History of Banda Music Banda after NAFTA. The Transnational Re-imagination of Banda Music Narcocorrido. A Genre Common to the Nortena and Banda Traditions 7. Rock and Canto Nuevo: Alternative Musics in Mexico Before the Avandaro Festival. The Arrival of Rock 'n' Roll in Mexico From Nueva Cancion to Canto Nuevo Rock in the 1980s: From Rock Rupestre to Rock en tu Idioma Glossary: References:

About the Author

Alejandro L. Madrid is Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He served as senior editor of Latina/o and Latin American entries for The Grove Dictionary of American Music (second edition) and since 1992 has conducted research in Mexico, Cuba, Spain, and the U.S. Dr. Madrid is the author of Sounds of the Modern Nation. Music, Culture and Ideas in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (2009) and Nor-Tec Rifa! Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World (2008), and editor of Transnational Encounters, Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border (2011) among other award-winning books.

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