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Los Reyes de Albuquerque en Washington, DC - 1992
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(MORE, 1992), 31 mins

"We want to keep the flavor of what our ancestors did at their danzas," says Roberto Martínez, founder of M.O.R.E. (Minority Owned Record Enterprises) and director of Los Reyes de Albuquerque (The Kings of Albuquerque), a musical group formed in the early sixties in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this album, they pe...

(MORE, 1992), 31 mins
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Saturday Night San Antonio: Tex-Mex Dance Music
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 31 mins
"While Tex-Mex music is commonly thought of as the folk music that’s popular along the Texas-Mexico border, ironically, it knows no borders when it comes to musical influences. Several selections on this album reach back to Germany and Poland for their roots, while a rhythm like cumbia goes back to Africa by wa...
(Folkways Records, 1982), 31 mins
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The Cradle of Harmony: William Sidney Mount's Violin and Fiddle Music
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composed by William Sidney Mount, 1807-1868 (Folkways Records, 1976), 48 mins
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Deep Polka: Dance Music from the Midwest
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produced by Richard March (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 8 mins
Deep Polka brings out the vitality and variety of the Polka and related European-derived dance music played by bands throughout the upper Midwest today. Although little known outside this region, these important and enduring music traditions bring thousands of people together to dance almost every weekend. Outst...
produced by Richard March (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 8 mins
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