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The Mexican American orquesta

music, culture, and the dialectic of conflict

by Manuel H. PenМѓa

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwestern States,
  • Southwestern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Southwestern States -- Music -- History and criticism.,
    • Mexican Americans -- Southwestern States -- Social life and customs.,
    • Popular music -- Political aspects -- Southwestern States.,
    • Dance orchestra music -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-342), discography (p. [327]-328), and index.

      StatementManuel Peña.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3481 .P44 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 350 p. :
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL530070M
      ISBN 10029276586X, 0292765878
      LC Control Number99006098

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The musical result: a complex mesh of cultural The Mexican American orquesta book and American, working- and middle-class, traditional and contemporary. In this book, Manuel Peña traces the evolution of the orquesta in the Southwest from its beginnings in the nineteenth century through its pinnacle in the s and its decline since the : Manuel Peña.

The Mexican American orquesta is neither a Mexican nor an American music. Relying on both the Mexican orquesta and the American dance band for repertorial and stylistic cues, it forges a synthesis of the two. The ensemble emerges historically as a powerful artistic vehicle for the expression of what Manuel Peña calls the "dialectic of conflict.".

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"The Mexican American Orquesta" by Manuel Peña is a result of 15 years of field research. He interviewed many of the artists and quotes them throughout the book. I recommend the book highly to anyone interested in Chicano music.

The Mexican American orquesta is neither a Mexican nor an American music. Relying on both the Mexican orquesta and the American dance band for repertorial and stylistic cues, it forges a synthesis of the two. The ensemble emerges historically as a powerful artistic vehicle for the expression of what Manuel Pe a calls the "dialectic of conflict.".

most fully developed in the Orquesta book, is a theory of Mexican American political generations advanced by Rodolfo Alvarez and fur­ ther developed by Mario T. Garcia. This theory sees Chicano political history as a succession of political generations, cohorts of leaders and intellectuals who share common historical experiences and outlooks.

Manuel Pena is an anthropologist who specializes in Mexican American folklore and music. He is a visiting scholar at the University of Houston and has an upcoming book, The Mexican American Orquesta: Music, Culture, and the Dialectics of Conflict.

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