El folklore y la música mexicana. Investigación acerca de la cultura musical en México (1525-1925)

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Author: Campos, Ruben M (1876-1945)

Year: 1928

Publisher: Talleres Graficos de la Nacion

Place: Mexico City


347 pages with plates, figures, music scores and indexes. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 7") bound with original wrappers laid on and black lettering to spine. First edition.

This book began as an investigation sponsored by the Ministry of Education to study Mexican folklore, the purpose of the national education and outreach, in an era in which most nationalist discourse in Mexican culture. Campos studied the historical and ethnic factors of the environment that gave rise to the rich musical production of folk music within Mexico. The work was a combination of written sources and oral tradition with an approach the drew no rigid boundaries between the "popular" and "cult." The volume includes a collection of work sorted and harmonized for him.


Original wrappers slightly soiled, new end papers, a few corners dogeared else about a very good copy.


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