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ERIC Number: EJ809018
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0027-4321
Conjunto in the Classroom
Soto, Amanda C.
Music Educators Journal, v95 n1 p54-59 2008
Conjunto music is representative of Tejano identity and is an important American musical expression. It is a symbol of a physical and cultural sphere where "Texas Mexicans" have had to "negotiate a life on the border between two countries with different attitudes regarding history, culture, language, economics, and politics. Originating in South Texas, conjunto is a unique blend of a variety of cultures and musics. In this article, the author presents several tips on how teachers can incorporate conjunto in the classroom. (Contains 2 tables and 10 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico; Texas