This paper examines the evolving methods of incorporating indigenous and popular Mexican music since the Nationalistic period in México. This project report also shows how the integration of Mexican folk music in Mexican composers' works has changed throughout the years. This paper analyzes the compositions Sinfonía india written by Carlos Chávez and ¡Únicamente la verdad! written by Gabriela Ortíz. This paper also analyzes "Tezcatlipoca, A Sacrifice Dance," a chamber orchestra work by myself, a Mexican-American student composer. "Tezcatlipoca, A Sacrifice Dance" incorporates Mexican folk music as well as Carlos Chávez, Gabriela Ortíz and many other Mexican composers.
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|Commitee:||Doyle, Alicia, Shockley, Alan, Verdie, Adriana|
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|Department:||Bob Cole Conservatory of Music|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 54/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Music, Latin American Studies|
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