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Banda : Mexican musical life across borders

Author: Helena Simonett
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2001.
Series: Music/culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Banda music has been perfomed by traditional brass bands in rural northwester Mexico for more than a century, while technobanda, a newer style that has replaced the brass instuments, has become part of a lifestyle for years.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Simonett
ISBN: 0819564303 9780819564306 081956429X 9780819564290
OCLC Number: 47140633
Description: xii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: A new sound in "nuevo L.A." --
The quebradita dance craze --
Technobanda and the politics of identity --
The sociohistorical roots of banda music --
Music in the center, music on the periphery --
Tradition: sedimentation and innovation --
The transnational dimension of banda music: narco subculture and contemporary influences --
The music of a transnational subculture --
Another sound in nuevo L.A." --
Technobanda's lasting influence.
Series Title: Music/culture.
Responsibility: Helena Simonett.

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