November 2004 – May 2005
The Cultural Institute of Mexico
The Kreeger Museum
The Mansion at Strathmore
Washington, DC – Bethesda, MD
Works by Manuel Ponce, Carlos Chávez, and Silvestre Revueltas.
These composers were to Mexican music what Pancho Villa was to Mexican politics: revolutionaries. Their compositions built on Mexican popular music and dance, as well as village music and indigenous mestizo strains of the city streets.
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