Ranchera music

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Ranchera
Stylistic origins Mariachi
Cultural origins Mexico México
Typical instruments Guitar, Vihuela, Trumpet, Violin, Guitarrón
Mainstream popularity 1930–present
Subgenres
bolero ranchero, corrido, Narcocorrido
Other topics
Charro - Jarabe tapatío (also the name of a song) - Zapateado - Son Huasteco - Huapango - Mexican pop

Ranchera is a Latin music genre. Ranchera is usually sung by one or more people with a guitar. It is popularized in Mexico. This type of music can be traced back to the Mexican Revolution. It is also similar to Mariachi music.

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References[change | edit source]

  • Brenner, H. (1996). Música ranchera. Das mexikanische Äquivalent zur Country and Western Music aus historischer, musikalischer und kommerzieller Sicht (Música ranchera: El equivalente mexicano de la música country y la música del Oeste) (Musikethnologische Sammelbände 14). Foreword by Thomas Stanford. Tutzing: Verlag Hans Schneider, 1996 [ISBN 3-7952-0867-X].

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