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Al Estilo de Trio
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performed by Los Reyes de Albuquerque (MORE, 2007), 50 mins
performed by Los Reyes de Albuquerque (MORE, 2007), 50 mins
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Amor, Dolor y Lagrimas: Música Ranchera
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 48 mins
Amor, Dolor y Lágrimas (Love, Pain, and Tears) flow from the heart of the Mexican mariachi when it plays música ranchera, Mexico’s soulful "country music." Riding the wave of mass media beginning in the 1930s, música ranchera became the single most popular vein of Mexican music by the 1950s. GRAMMY-winning M...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 48 mins
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De Nosotros - Para Ustedes
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performed by Los Reyes de Albuquerque (MORE, 1970), 34 mins
performed by Los Reyes de Albuquerque (MORE, 1970), 34 mins
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Fiesta Mexicana: Javier de Leon's Panorama of Mexico, Old and New
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(Monitor Records, 1993), 44 mins

Fiesta Mexicana contains a mix of songs and dance medleys from the festive Mexican music tradition. One track combines the familiar "La Cucaracha" with the song "La Madrugada." The medley draws you in by stating the theme to "La Cucaracha" slowly and wearily at first, then gradually picks up to a lively dance t...

(Monitor Records, 1993), 44 mins
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Indian Music of Mexico
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 35 mins
"On this album, emphasis has been placed on the music and instruments indigenous to Mexico. Those of Spanish origin are used only where they are combined with typically Indian music or ceremonies. The elemental and universal qualities of this music give it significance and virility. It has been called ‘the li...
(Folkways Records, 1957), 35 mins
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Indian Music of Mexico
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produced by Henrietta Yurchenco, 1916-2007 and Gordon F. Ekholm, 1909-1987 (Folkways Records, 1952), 25 mins
"The Indians of Mexico were conquered by Spaniards in the 16th century and have now been living and mixing with these ‘alien’ people for over 400 years. Because they originally existed in very large numbers, they were not submerged and destroyed as were many of the Indian tribes of the United States, and Indi...
produced by Henrietta Yurchenco, 1916-2007 and Gordon F. Ekholm, 1909-1987 (Folkways Records, 1952), 25 mins
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¡Llegaron Los Camperos!: Nati Cano's Mariachi Los Camperos
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produced by Manuel Cerda, Nati Cano, 1933-2014, Jesús Guzmán and Daniel E. Sheehy (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2005), 56 mins
Nati Cano’s Mariachi Los Camperos brings you their solid-gold Mexican sound acclaimed by audiences in New York’s Lincoln Center, Washington, DC’s Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and other major venues throughout the United States Southwest and Mexico. Llegaron Los Camperos (Los Camperos H...
produced by Manuel Cerda, Nati Cano, 1933-2014, Jesús Guzmán and Daniel E. Sheehy (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2005), 56 mins
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(Monitor Records, 1973), 33 mins
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Mexican Corridos
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1956), 27 mins
"Mexican corridos are stories told in song. The word comes from correr, the Spanish verb meaning to run, and indicates that there is to be a running narrative. The use is limited—not all tales are called corridos—and usually love stories are not included. New stories with embellishments are the most customary...
produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1956), 27 mins
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Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatec Indians of Mexico
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produced by R. Gordon Wasson and Valentina Pavlovna Wasson (Folkways Records, 1957), 43 mins
Recorded by V. P. & R. G. Wasson in Huautla de Jiménez, in the Mazatec Mountains in the northern corner of the State of Oaxaca, July 21, 1956. Updated liner notes include complete lyric transcriptions.

Grabado por V. P. & R. G. Wasson en Huautla de Jiménez, en las montañas Mazatecas localilzadas en la parte...
produced by R. Gordon Wasson and Valentina Pavlovna Wasson (Folkways Records, 1957), 43 mins
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