Beyond the Music: Musical Geography of Mexico
with Sones de México Ensemble
Sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
An offering of Honeywell Arts In Education
Mon. Oct. 25 at 7 pm
Firehouse - North Manchester
With the help of a map and a collection of dozens of authentic musical instruments, the group will take you on a pleasant one-hour musical journey through various cultural regions of Mexico presenting Aztec dance, norteña music, and each of the eight Mexican sones (or song styles) son abajeño, son planeco, son de mariachi, son de tarima, son istmeño, son de marimba, son jarocho, and other styles of traditional music with instruments, dance, repertoire and techniques rarely seen outside their regions.