Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico

In the Hispanic Heritage Wing

Oct 6, 2019 through Mar 7, 2021

The exhibition Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico will open in the Hispanic Heritage Wing October 6, 2019. The exhibition will focus on the rich history of traditional Hispano music from the arrival of the Spanish through the present.  Once in New Mexico, historic European traditions took on a new life and feel, blending with Native customs and reflecting the land, time, and place where these folkloric songs and traditions developed.

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Flavio Lovato, New Mexico, ca. 1940-1950

Matachines of the Cañón de Carnué merced, celebrating San Antonio’s Feast Day

Matachines of the Cañón de Carnué merced, celebrating San Antonio’s Feast Day

Tranquilino Serrano, Española, NM, 1966

Fray Angélico Chávez and unidentified friend dressed for the Santa Fe Fiesta, Circa 1940

Antonia Apodaca on the Bandstand at Traditional Spanish Market

Lorenzo Martínez, violin, Roberto Martínez, guitar, and Larry Martínez, guitarrón. Performing live at Globalquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico 2015

Tiburcio Ulibarri on violin and is brother Dionisio Ulibarri on guitar, New Mexico, early 20th c.

Guest Curator, Cirpiano Vigil

El Demonio

Los Comanches Dancers

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