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Indian Music of Mexico

Various Artists
Indian Music of Mexico

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 living voice of an ancient culture’...

Laura C. Boulton


"En este álbum el énfasis ha sido puesto en la música y los instrumentos indígenas de México. Aquellos de origen español están presentes únicamente cuando están combinados con música o ceremonias típicamente indígenas. Las cualidades elementales y universales de esta música le dan significado y virilidad, por lo que ha sido llamada ‘la voz viviente de una cultura milenaria’..."

Laura C. Boulton


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Track Listing

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Fireworks Music (Zapotec-Teotitlan, Oaxaca) n/a 2:21
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Fireworks Music (Zapotec-Teotitlan, Oaxaca) n/a 3:17
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Fireworks Music (Zapotec-Teotitlan, Oaxaca) n/a 2:07
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Flying Pole Dance (Otomi-Honey, Puebla) n/a 3:13
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Deer Dance (Yaqui - Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala) n/a 2:50
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Las Pascolas (Yaqui - Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala) n/a 2:54
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Las Pascolas (Yaqui - Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala) n/a 3:21
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Deer Dance (Yaqui - Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala) n/a 2:49
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Matachines (Yaqui - Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala) n/a 3:25
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Las Pascolas (Yaqui - Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala) n/a 2:15
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Ancient Instruments n/a 2:52
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112
Drum Rhythms n/a 3:18
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