Program notes by Kenneth M. Bilby and bibliography (3 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Matachines, featured on side 2, is a costumed dance found in New Mexico and parts of Mexico. It is performed by people of both Native American and Spanish descent. In some versions it is said to represent battle between the Christians and the Moors.
Facundo Gonzales, violin.
Recorded in Chamisal, New Mexico.
103. La Cuna
203. Matachines Music: La Procesion - The Procession
204. Matachines Music: El Monarca - Montezuma
205. Matachines Music: El Toro - The Bull
206. Matachines Music: La Malinche - A Young Girl in Communion Dress and Veil
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