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Cora Indian Festive Music

Various Artists
Cora Indian Festive Music

"In remote regions, still difficult to access, in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains of western Mexico, there still remain pockets of Indians who have not yet adopted the predominant Mestizo culture of Mexico, Indians, who by virtue of their remoteness, have kept their own tribal identities, cultures, and languages. One such tribe is the Cora, living in the mountains of the northwestern part of the state of Nayarit, Mexico..."

E. Richard Sorenson and Philip R. Lenna


"En las montañas de la Sierra Madre Occidental de México existen todavía algunas remotas regiones de difícil acceso donde aún permanecen grupos de indígenas que no han adoptado la cultura mestiza predominante en el país; indígenas que por virtud de su aislamiento han mantenido sus propias identidades tribales, sus culturas y sus lenguajes. Una de estas culturas es la tribu Cora, que vive en las montañas del noroeste del estado de Nayarit..."

E. Richard Sorenson y Philip R. Lenna


Track Listing

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Knife Dance Cora musicians from San Blasito 2:42
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102
Violin Improvisation and Flute Accompaniment Cora violinist, flutist, singers 2:28
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Spontaneous Singing Cora violinist, singers 2:46
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104
Music and Revelry Cora violinist, singers 5:09
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Flute Solo Cora flutist, singers 3:01
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Violin Improvisation Cora violinist 3:44
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Music and Revelry with Mexican Song Cora violinist, flutist, singers 3:45
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Flute Solo Cora flutist 3:38
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Music, Mass Singing, and Revelry Cora musicians from San Blasito 4:13
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Ceremonial Dance at San Pedro de Honor Church of San Pedro de Honor congregation, Cora dancers 7:45

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