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A Brief History on the Mariachi Tradition


Analyzing Mariachi Traditional and Popular Song Forms

The Clásica

  • Popularized during the French Intervention, many mariachis performed classical overtures.  Became part of the traditional repertory.
  • Some of the more popular pieces:  “Las Bodas de Luís Alonso”, “The Poet and the Peasant”, “Light Calvary Brigade”, “The Dance of the Hours” etc.

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The Son Jaliscience The Jarabe The Ranchera
The Serenata The Vals The Bolero
The Corrido The Polka The Chotis
The Clasica The Huapango The Cumbia


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