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Stylistic originsSon Jaliscience
Cultural origins18th century, Cocula, Jalisco
Typical instrumentsViolin, guitarrón, guitarra de golpe, vihuela, guitar, trumpet, and occasionally a harp
Ranchera, Traditional
Other topics
CharroJarabe tapatío (also the name of a song)
Traditional mariachi band

Mariachi is a Latin music genre. It is popularized in Mexico and its culture. This type of music includes instruments such as the violin, trumpet, guitar, vihuela, guitarrón and sometimes a harp. Mariachi is sung and performed mostly in bands. However, some solo artists such as Selena and Alejandro Fernández have recorded and performed Mariachi songs.

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Mariachi singing

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