Accordion Dreams


Subject:
Musical Instruments , United States History , Musical Genres , Accordion , Conjunto , Latin , Tejano , German Americans

Description:
Devoted to conjunto , a "distinct American musical genre that has had a major impact on the Mexican American community of the United States." Contains a history of conjunto (Tejanos, German Texans, and the bajo sexto ); a timeline and history of the accordion and the importance of the button; information on diatonic, chromatic, and piano accordions; and photos of major performers. Online companion to the Hector Galán film of the same title. From PBS Online .

Publisher:
Galan Productions, Inc.; Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/accordiondreams/


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