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Unformatted text preview: Dances are based on waltzes, polkas, etc. Two dominant types of instrumental music (almost always with singing, too0: •mariachi : dance-songs with instrumental interludes •trumpets, violins, vihuela, guitar, guitarrón •popular today •son jalisciense (song or tune from Jalisco, a region in Western Mexico) quick tempos harmonized singing instrumental interludes hemiola (the alteration of beats in groups of twos and threes: 1 23 4 56 | 1 2 3 4 5 6 etc.) •musica norteña : music from the northern regions of Mexico and southern Texas •performed by an ensemble called a conjunto •uses button accordion (and guitar; later, wind instruments and drums were added) •corrido : folk ballad (narrative song in strophic form) usually about actual events, people...
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- Fall '08
- Music, instrumental interludes •trumpets, instrumental interludes hemiola, American traditions Latinos