Music

Dreams Unreal

The Genesis of the Psychedelic Rock Poster
By Titus O’Brien

The poster art that gave visual life to the amazing music of 1965 to 1970 lives on in Dreams Unreal.

Cancionero

Songs of Laughter and Faith in New Mexico
By John Donald Robb
Edited by James Bratcher

Created for musicians and vocalists, Cancionero features arrangements for voice with piano or guitar accompaniments as well as selected concert versions for voice, oboe, harp, and piano.

¡Corrido!

The Living Ballad of Mexico's Western Coast
By John Holmes McDowell
Photographs by Patricia Glushko

The present compilation of ballads from the Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca documents one of the world’s great traditions of heroic song, a tradition that has thrived continuously for the last hundred years.

A Vision of Voices

John Crosby and The Santa Fe Opera
By Craig A. Smith

“An authoritative and exhaustive examination of John Crosby—the musician, the visionary, the impresario, the man—and his magnum opus, The Santa Fe Opera."—Juliana Gondek, professor of voice and opera studies, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Subjects: BiographyMusic

Hispanic Folk Music of New Mexico and the Southwest

A Self-Portrait of a People
By John Donald Robb

First published in 1980 and now available only from the University of New Mexico Press, this classic compilation of New Mexico folk music is based on thirty-five years of field research by a giant of modern music, composer John Donald Robb.

New Mexican Folk Music/Cancionero del Folklor Nuevomexicano

Treasures of a People/El Tesoro del Pueblo
By Cipriano Frederico Vigil

This bilingual panoramic book presents the songs that are the life's work of Cipriano Frederico Vigil, the most important performer of traditional Nuevomexicano folk music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Hotel Mariachi

Urban Space and Cultural Heritage in Los Angeles
By Catherine L. KurlandEnrique R. Lamadrid
Photographs by Miguel A. Gandert

Hotel Mariachi is a unique lens through which to view the history and culture of Mexicano California, and provides touching insights into the challenging lives of mariachi musicians.

Land of a Thousand Dances

Chicano Rock 'n' Roll from Southern California
Revised edition
By David ReyesTom Waldman

Reyes and Waldman tell the stories of Chicano rock music in Southern California and the musicians who continue to make pop music with a Latin beat.

Hispanic Folk Songs of New Mexico

With Selected Songs Collected, Transcribed, and Arranged for Voice with Piano or Guitar Accompaniment
Revised Edition
By John Donald Robb

Folk music fans and teachers will welcome this new edition of a New Mexico classic, now in a useful spiral binding.

Sing My Whole Life Long

Jenny Vincent's Life in Folk Music and Activism
By Craig Smith

"This lady is a big breath of hope in a cynical age."—from the Introduction by John Nichols

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