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    Mariachi Research Paper

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    A Mariachi is a musical group that are originally from Mexico, consisting at least two violinist, two trumpets, a Spanish guitar, a vihuela, and a guitarrón. The word mariachi was considered to be derived from marriage, which is the French word for marriage, since mariachi often performed at weddings. Mariachi music as we know today is originated Jalisco, Mexico. Mariachi is sound, also known as son, is a mixture of Spanish, native and African traditions, which differs form region to region. The music, from the beginning, was dance music. The traditional dance was associated with Zapateado, which was originated from Spain. The music and tradition of mariachi has been extended form Mexico to other countries and became popular around the world,…

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    Mariachi Music Essay

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    development of mariachi music based on its origin. Mariachi is a genre of music representative of the featured cultures in the country of Mexico. In the introduction I want to summarize briefly the role of music on the culture of a country. In the literature review I will summarize the information based on the research of CSUN library website. I want to learn more about the history and the birth of mariachi music, how it continues to grow. Mariachi music today has been developed and spread…

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    Essay On Mariachi Music

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    Mariachi music was always present in my life. Since I can remember, my family would always support my uncle’s performances since he was in a Mariachi group. My father would cry listening to Vicente Fernandez sing “Por Tu Maldito Amor.” My husband sent me serenata as an anniversary gift. In the beginning, I hated Mariachi music. However, as I grew older, I began to admire Mariachi music and actually began to be interested in discovering the culture and the history of Mariachi music. Mariachi…

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    we all have a community of practice. In which we can relate to having a significant event that has helped us identify ourselves as experts, within our community. In my case, my community of practice involves my number one hobby which is playing the violin. This takes place in a mariachi group here in the community of San Bernardino. Not to mention, this community of practice has been expertise within my community for a long period of time. I’ve been part of it since it established in February…

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    highly talked about it, there is a lack of actual studies. The interview subject was Mr. Greg Cavazos; a high school music teacher who has taught for 12 years, that specializes in directing mariachi and is an assistant teacher for orchestral music. Upon beginning the interview Mr. Cavazos explains that although teaching students about morals is not part of the school curriculum it is something that is highly encouraged. To him morals are defined as “the development of distinguishing positive…

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    The Tale Of The Nutcracker

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    constantly growing and breaking in my shoes. After dance classes became too expensive to take part of, I considered other activities that would keep me close to dancing. In the fifth grade I auditioned for band, ultimately deciding that clarinet was the instrument for me. Then Jr. High came along, and I saw that there was a mariachi group with different instruments and a vocalist. I don’t remember how it happened exactly but, I know that I spoke to my academic counselor and demanded I should…

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    Mexican Music

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    previous rhythms and sounds from a song and makes in a new song. There are many types of Mexican music such as Mariachi, Ranchera and Norteno. Mariachi music is very common at national celebrations or public parties (fiestas), weddings, large…

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    mourning them. The colorful day is a beautiful reminder of living your life to the full. 3. Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo is another famous celebration, which isn’t just a big thing in Mexico but across the Americas. On May 5th, people gather to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over the French in 1862 during the Battle of Puebla. The party is a true celebration of Mexican heritage, with mariachi bands, bullfighting and special games adding flavor to the fiesta. 4. Fiestas de Octubre…

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    Moral Education Case Study

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    Greg Cavazos who is a high school music teacher that has taught for 12 years, he specializes in directing mariachi and is also an assistant teacher for orchestral music. Upon beginning the interview Mr. Cavazos explains that although teaching students about morals is not part of the school curriculum it is something that is highly encouraged. To him morals are defined as “the development of distinguishing positive and negative behaviors in different situations and how to respond” (Cavazos,…

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    When many people hear Mariachi music they instantly think of Mexico or a Mexican party. But is that really the proper thing to think of? Where did Mariachi music actually come from and what is its purpose? This unique genre of music has many hidden facts that most people don’t even think of when they hear it. Mariachi music, with its fast paced rhythm and unique musical sound is often used festively in America. The form of Mariachi music we all think of today originated in the nineteenth…

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