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The Texas-Mexican Conjunto: History of a Working-Class Music Manuel H. Peña

The Texas-Mexican Conjunto: History of a Working-Class Music

Manuel H. Peña

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ISBN : 9780292780682
Hardcover
218 pages
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This book does a magnificent job of tracing the history of conjunto music and musicians, and does much more.... Peña presents a highly convincing explanation for conjunto music as an act of working-class self-affirmation and opposition to theMore This book does a magnificent job of tracing the history of conjunto music and musicians, and does much more.... Peña presents a highly convincing explanation for conjunto music as an act of working-class self-affirmation and opposition to the upwardly aspirant middle class with its self-consciously Americanized orquesta music.... Fascinating and well-researched.—American Anthropologist