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Virtuoso Mariachi - Jeff Nevin

Virtuoso Mariachi

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Virtuoso Mariachi presents a unique insight into the history and development of Mexico's traditional music, including how its history has affected performance practice, an in-depth discussion of mariachi trumpet style and technique, a survey of song types common in mariachi music today, critical examination of current trends in mariachi and the performers who set them, and the author's thoughts on the future of mariachi music.

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
What is Mariachi?p. 1
Folk Music Originsp. 1
The Move to the Cityp. 3
The Transition to an Art Musicp. 5
Common vs. Virtuoso Mariachip. 11
The Modern Virtuoso Mariachip. 15
What Is Mariachi?p. 19
The Mariachi Stylep. 23
Teaching Methodsp. 23
The Origins of a Trumpet Stylep. 27
The Extent of Matching Soundp. 37
The Introduction of the Trumpetp. 43
Confirmationp. 51
Vibratop. 57
Differentiation and Blendp. 57
Extra-Mariachi Vocal Examplesp. 63
Mahler Vp. 65
Bolero Vibratop. 79
Vibrato Summationp. 83
Phrasingp. 85
Rubatop. 85
Bolero Rubatop. 91
Further Thoughts on Rubatop. 97
Son Phrasingp. 101
Haydn's Trumpet Concertop. 107
Son Vibrato and Articulationp. 111
Mariachi Song Stylesp. 115
Rancherap. 117
Huapangop. 121
Polkap. 123
Paso Doblep. 125
Corridop. 129
Valsp. 131
Transcriptionsp. 133
Cumbiap. 137
Joropop. 141
The Modern Virtuososp. 143
Introduction to the Modern Virtuoso: Aesthetics and Voicep. 143
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan, Re-introducedp. 151
The Trumpet and Ruben Fuentesp. 155
Mariachi Vargas Todayp. 159
El Viajerop. 161
Yo Se Perderp. 169
Their Revisionist Aestheticp. 175
Mariachi Cobrep. 177
La Madrugadap. 181
Their Perfectionist Aestheticp. 185
Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose L. Hernandezp. 187
Mexico Vivep. 189
Their Constructionist Aestheticp. 199
Transcriptionsp. 201
Concerto for Mariachi and Orchestra, Pasion Mexicanap. 203
Conclusionsp. 207
A Tradition of Innovationp. 207
Appendixp. 213
Mariachi Sinfonico Champana Nevin and Florencia Tinoco Baronep. 213
A Proposal for Vihuela Notationp. 217
Namingp. 219
Rhythm or Pitch?p. 220
Special Effects: Apagon and Rasgueadop. 222
Direction of Strump. 225
Caballitop. 227
Chord Designationsp. 229
A Proposal for Guitarron Notationp. 231
Guitarron Pitch Notationp. 232
Special Effectsp. 235
Caballito Rhythmp. 237
Concerto for Mariachi and Orchestra, Pasion Mexicana Textp. 241
Mariachi on the Webp. 245
Bibliographyp. 247
Recordingsp. 249
Indexp. 253
About the Authorp. 259
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ISBN: 9780761821731
ISBN-10: 0761821732
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: December 2001
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.58
Weight (kg): 0.35