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Corridos (Folk songs, Spanish--Mexico)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Border Music

Identifier: BSA-003
Scope and Contents

The Border Music Collection is comprised of interviews with artists and commercial music recorded locally. Collection materials range from norteña, orquesta regional, conjunto, and banda music to electronic and techno hybrid genres like nor-tech (norteño-techno) – each reflecting borderlands cultural formations.

Dates: dates vary

Mi lindo Rio Grande, El Mexicotejano [COBEST], 1979

Scope and Contents

Folder with two (2) interior pockets, containing (1) 45 rpm vinyl record in a sleeve and (11) typed pages of teacher curriculum for "syllabication".

The Spanish songs on this recording originate from the Mexican American tradition in Texas. Lyrics are provided in both English and Spanish, and an activity sheet suggests ways of using the songs in the classroom. A quiz, also available in both languages, asks the students to divide selected words into syllables.

Dates: 1979