Music of New Mexico: Native American Traditions

Music of New Mexico: Native American Traditions

produced by Howard Bass (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 8 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music
Description
This portrait of Pueblo, Navajo, and Mescalero Apache music from New Mexico (recorded in 1992) reveals a remarkable breadth of Native American song, from a traditional San Juan Pueblo Cloud Dance song to modern Navajo songs. 68 minutes. Produced by Howard Bass. Annotated by Edward Wapp Wahpeconiah. "The purpose, phrasing, and structure of these tribal pieces are often unique, intricate, and powerfully evocative." — Washington Post
Content Type
Music recording
Duration
1 hour 8 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
American Indian, Traditional, Round Dance, Song
Label
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Producer
Howard Bass
Release Date
1992
Subject
American Music, World Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, American Folk Music, United States and Canada, Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá