Music

Corridos in Migrant Memory

By Martha I. Chew Sánchez

Corridos in Migrant Memory examines the role of ballads in shaping the cultural memories and identities of transnational Mexican groups.

Tradiciones Nuevomexicanas

Hispano Arts and Culture of New Mexico
By Mary Montaño

This beautifully illustrated overview of the folk arts of New Mexico from the sixteenth century to the present covers both religious and secular arts including festivals, music, dance, and the visual arts.

We'll Be in Your Mountains, We'll Be in Your Songs

A Navajo Woman Sings
By Marilyn HelpEllen McCullough-Brabson

A remarkable collaboration between a university music professor and her one-time student, a traditional Navajo who teaches on the reservation.

Ten Thousand Goddam Cattle

A History of the American Cowboy in Song, Story and Verse
By Katie Lee

"A beautiful job, exact, comprehensive and witty. Should remain a basic history of the subject for many years to come."--Edward Abbey

La Música de los Viejitos

Hispano Folk Music of the Rio Grande del Norte
By Jack LoefflerEnrique R. LamadridKatherine Loeffler

Each song appears both in Spanish and English. For many, transcriptions of the musical notations are provided as well as graphic illustrations of dance technique.

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