Over the course of more than 500 years, the Christmas carol has been transformed and adapted to the different uses to which it has been put; however, its origin lies in the popular traditions of the inhabitants of the villages during the Middle Ages, whose songs referred to love, heroic deeds and work in the fields.
MUSIC OF MEXICO
María Joaquina de la Portilla Torres, better known as María Grever, is one of the most relevant Mexican composers of popular song in the country. According to Grever Music Publishing, the author composed around 1,000 songs and among her most emblematic pieces stand out Júrame, Presentimiento, Cuando vuelva a tu lado or Tipi tipi tin, this last...
Regional Mexican music has always belonged to the people but for many years it was seen as "a guilty taste", something that is happening less and less every day since, as a music journalist and Spotify Mexico editor Uriel Waizel considers, "we all know one from Cristian Nodal and one from Banda MS".
Mexican music offers a wide range of possibilities and musical genres, recently joined by the "maricheño", whose greatest exponent is Christian Nodal.
Before the pandemic, dozens of Los Angeles musicians gathered at Mariachi Plaza, the meeting place of the Latin quarter Boyle Heights and the emblem for the "Chicanos" of the Californian city that for decades has served as a bridge between Mexico and the United States
Read about the most representative genres and sounds of Mexican music that is also part of a culture as diverse as its people.
Jalisco is the cradle of a considerable amount of cultural elements that are fundamental to Mexican identity, among them, without a doubt, the mariachi. Despite its importance and prominence, many of us may not be aware that there are two types of mariachis: the traditional and the modern.
Mexican music is known throughout the world and many of its songs are chanted and performed in many places. But this does not prevent the new Mexican musicians from also being famous and that some are already preparing for 2020.
Film "Roma", by Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón, competes in 10 categories at Oscars, so the Spotify platform invites its listeners to take a musical tour of the film with its soundtrack.