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Norteño

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

2

...Música norteña (music or the north) or simply norteño is a popular music genre originally from Mexico’s northern states. It shares many similarities with the Texas-based conjunto (ensemble), its counterpart across the U.S.-Mexico border...

Banda

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

4

... began to record for a mass market and perform stage shows for a transnational mass audience in the late 1990s, it has not lost its regional flavor. Further Reading Helena Simonett. Banda: Mexican Musical Life across Borders. Middletown,...

Duranguense

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

4

... of Arizona Press. Helena Simonett . 2001. Banda: Mexican Musical Life Across Borders . Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press....

Canción Ranchera/Ranchera

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...The genre commonly called canción ranchera (‘country song’), or simply either canción or ranchera, is regarded as Mexico’s quintessential popular music genre. Although this type of song goes back to the mid-1800s, the term was first coined...

Quebradita and Technobanda

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

4

... Helena Simonett . 2001. Banda: Mexican Musical Life across Borders . Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press. Discography...

Immigrant Music

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

4

... University Press, 2009. Storm John Roberts. The Latin Tinge: The Influence of Latin American Music in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. Helena Simonett. Banda: Mexican Musical Life across Borders. Middletown, CT:...

Corrido

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

2

...The corrido is a narrative song or folk ballad accompanied by one or more guitars or, more recently, accordion-driven norteño groups or bandas (brass bands from Mexico’s northern Pacific coast). The corrido is a folk song type not primarily...

Ranchera

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

2

...The ranchera, or more precisely the canción ranchera (country song), is regarded as Mexico’s quintessential popular music genre. It is characterized by its lyrical and often sentimental qualities in both song text and melody. Although...

Norteño

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

4

... Creating a Nation between Nations . Philadelphia : Temple University Press. Helena Simonett . 2001. Banda: Mexican Musical Life Across Borders...

Mexico

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013

Scholarly Books

4

... Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004. Helena Simonett. Banda: Mexican Musical Life across Borders. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2001. Eric Zolov. Refried Elvis: The Rise of the Mexican Counterculture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999....