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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Flute music"
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Recording of a quinceanera

Recording of a quinceanera

Date
1996-07-07
Description
Three DAT tapes. (#21 was a dupe of #20). This is a recording of Xochitl Moreno's quinceanara (a celebration of young woman's 15th birthday). She was the daughter of Tirso and Blanca Moreno. Music performers included a flutist, a mariachi performer, violinist, and a singer. Grupo Elegancia performed during the reception. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2029_01_tape20Recording of a quinceaneraSoundMusicians
Flute players
Singers
Guitarist
Pianists
Fieldwork
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Latinos
Performing arts
Music performance
Rites of passage
Rites and ceremonies
Birthday rites
Flute music
Guitar music
Piano music
Quinceanera (Social custom)
Mariachi music
Bands (Music)
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