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Songs That Exemplified the Music of the Different Epochs of Mexican History - PreHispanic / PreColumbian

 Music by Jorge Reyes

The Conquest 1521-early 1500s

 Music by Los Folkloristas

Colonial Period / Music Revolving Around The Church

The War of Independence (1810-1821)

The 1800s: Development of rhythms & popular forms of "Mexican" music

(Research, recordings with UNAM)

The Mexican Revolution- 1910

The Golden Era

There was a multitude of artists in the decades of the 1930s,  1940s, 1950s,  1960s and 1970s that had a major impact on Mexican music.  Some of the stars of this period include singers, groups, and  composers like Trio Garnica- Asencio, Guty Cardenas,  Los Hermanos Martinez Gil,  Jorge Negrete,  Maria Grever, Pedro Infante, Javier Solis, Agustin Lara, Las Hermanas Aguila,  Ana Maria Fernandez, Chela Campos, Chabela Duran,  Lupita Palomera, Manuel M. Ponce, Tona la Negra, Maria Felix,  Pedro Vargas,  Maria Victoria,  Jose Alfredo Jimenez, Flor Silvestre, Miguel Aces Mejia, Las Hermanas Huerta, Ruben Fuentes, Juan Mendoza, Cuco Sanchez, Juan Zaizar Torres, Chava Flores, Juan & Amalia Mendoza, Lola Beltran,  Armando Manzanero, Gonzalo Curiel,Maria de Lourdes, Lucha Villa, Rosita Quintana,  Trio Los Tecolines, Los Tres Ases, Los Tres Diamantes,  Juan Gabriel, Guadalupe Trigo,  Chucho Martinez Gil, Trio Los Panchos (Alfredo Gil, Chucho Navarro,  & Hernando Aviles),  Tito Guizar, and Vicente Fernandez.

There are  also many mariachi groups during this period that developed in Mexico.  And there were also many groups known as "Musica Nortena" that developed in the 19th and 20th centuries like Los Alegres de Teran, Los Tigres Del Norte, & Los Relampagos that have had enormous success.

El Canto Nuevo (La Nueva Cancion) 1960s to the Present


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