"This lady is a big breath of hope in a cynical age."—from the Introduction by John Nichols
New Mexico's early Hispanic liturgical literature and music are thoroughly examined in this comprehensive bilingual volume accompanied by two CDs.
Corridos in Migrant Memory examines the role of ballads in shaping the cultural memories and identities of transnational Mexican groups.
Subjects: Latin AmericaMusic
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.
"A beautiful job, exact, comprehensive and witty. Should remain a basic history of the subject for many years to come."--Edward Abbey
Subjects: American WestFolkloreMusic
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.