Mexican and Mexican American music and publications
Dr. Roy E. Howard has been inspired by the work of Mexican anthropologist Mariana Murguía (about us). Profesora Murguía has been fascinated by the music and musicians of Mexican and Mexican heritage people living in the United States. which has resulted in a number of publications of interest to teachers of music, Spanish, ESL, bilingual education, social studies, or multicultural education.
Volume VII, Educación con Música - classroom subjects with musical methods. English, Spanish, Navajo - ISBN 0-9768650-1-7
Volume VIII , MEXICAN CULTURE - highlights for bilingual education in the United States, including new e-book format. English, Spanish - ISBN 0-9768650-2-5
Volume IX, Diciembre Mundial. - English, Spanish. December traditions in México, Chicano, and all the world. - ISBN 0-9768650-3-3
Volume Xa: "Estas son las Mañanitas" - 10 songs with printed music, CD, teaching ideas. - ISBN 0-9768650-4-1
Volume Xb: "Anillo de Compromiso" - 25 songs with words and chords and CD, with stories and dichos - ISBN 0-9768650-5-X
Volume Xc: ¡Baila, Baila! - 20 popular dance songs recorded live on CD by Al Romero and the Flashback Band - ISBN 0-9768650-6-8
Volume Xd: "Quiero Que Sepas" - 10 popular dance songs on CD in the style of New Mexico Music sung by Al Romero - ISBN 0-9768650-7-6
Volume Xe: "La Ley del Monte" - 10 traditional Mexican songs on CD sung by Alfonso Márquez - ISBN 0-9768650-8-4
Volume XI : "How Music Came to the Earth" - multimedia, multilingual, multicultural storytelling with illustrated book, DVD, and website - ISBN 0-9768650-9-2
Allá en el Rancho Grande Free Bonus Song
|Interviews with the Mexican musicians of Gallup, New Mexico by ethnomusicologist Roy E. Howard.
||Mexican music in Gallup New Mexico. An interview with Alfonso Márquez, Cantante Mexicano. Video by ethnomusicologist Roy E. Howard.
|New Mexico Music and Norteño Music are very different styles in Gallup, New Mexico. Starring Dick Chávez and Al Romero. Video by ethnomusicologist Roy E. Howard.
||Dr. Howard and friends demonstrate 5 styles of northern México: Waltz, Cumbia, Polka, Bolero, and Ranchera. Musicians are from Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua.
|Comparison. La cumbia "El Mariachi Loco" is played in different styles by un grupo mariachi and un conjunto norteño.
||Comparison. Las Mañanitas is performed by Norteño, Mariachi, and Rondalla groups with very different styles. Video by ethnomusicologist Roy E. Howard.