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Collection Manuscript/Mixed Material Los Texmaniacs, traditional conjunto dance music from Texas, Los Texmaniacs concert and interview collection, 2013 September 11 / Homegrown 2013, the music of America / American Folklife Center concert, 2013-09-11

About this Item

Title

  • Los Texmaniacs, traditional conjunto dance music from Texas,

Other Title

  • Los Texmaniacs concert and interview collection, 2013 September 11
  • Homegrown 2013, the music of America
  • American Folklife Center concert, 2013-09-11

Summary

  • Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 11, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Los Texmaniacs founder Max Baca is a renowned innovator on the bajo sexto, a twelve-string Mexican guitar, which customarily provides rhythm accompaniment for the button accordion, creating the core of the Texas conjunto sound. The concert was followed by an interview with the group members on the stage of the Coolidge Auditorium.

Names

  • Texas Folklife (Organization), sponsor.
  • Texmaniacs (Musical group), performer.
  • American Folklife Center, sponsor.
  • Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress), collector.
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage, sponsor.

Contents

  • Set list: Lucerito; Lollipop polka -- A mover el boté -- Danzón Juárez -- Muchachos alegres -- Canción mixteca -- Rain, rain -- Stranded -- Ay te dejo; El Paso -- Sabor A M: -- Huapango -- Marina; clarinet.

Headings

  • -  Conjunto music--Texas
  • -  Blues (Music)--2011-2020
  • -  Dance music--Texas

Notes

  • -  "Cosponsored with the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage."
  • -  Willie J. Laws, vocals, electric guitar; Max Baca, vocals, bajo sexto; Josh Baca, accordion; Lorenzo Martinez, vocals, drums; Noe Hernandez, vocals, bass; Cristina Balli, executive director, Texas Folklife, introduction.
  • -  Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 11, 2013 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
  • -  Los Texmaniacs concert and interview collection (AFC 2013/024), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  Max Baca was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico; he founded the conjunto band, Los Texmaniacs, in 1997.
  • -  Sung in Spanish and in English; introductions in English.

Medium

  • 1 folder.
  • 1 sound file (73 min.) : digital, WAV file (24 bit, 96 kHz)
  • 1 video file online (73 min.) : digital, color, sound.
  • photographs digital, NEF files, color.

Repository

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013655535

Rights Advisory

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Access Advisory

Online Format

  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Texas Folklife , Sponsor, Sponsor American Folklife Center, Collector Archive Of Folk Culture, and U.S.. Millennium Stage John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts. Los Texmaniacs, traditional conjunto dance music from Texas. performeds by Texmaniacs 2013. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013655535/.

APA citation style:

Texas Folklife, S., American Folklife Center, S., Archive Of Folk Culture, C. & John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts, U. S. M. S. (2013) Los Texmaniacs, traditional conjunto dance music from Texas. Texmaniacs, performer [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013655535/.

MLA citation style:

Texas Folklife , Sponsor, et al. Los Texmaniacs, traditional conjunto dance music from Texas. performer by Texmaniacs 2013. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013655535/>.