by: Dante Martinez
Type Of Music
-Mariachi music is mostly played at weddings, parties, and festivals.
-All over Mexico people are involved in Mariachi bands such as one of the most famous bands known as "Los Mariachi Vargas".
History Of The Music
-The musical influences of Mariachi were introduced by the immigrating spanish.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MUSIC
-The main instruments of Mariachi are the brass section such as trumpets and guitars, and the main vocal setting is synchronized and generally loud.
-There are special costumes for Mariachi music that are the traditional clothes of the first Mariachi singers.
-Pedro Infante, Miguel Aceves Mejía, Lola Beltrán and José Alfredo Jiménez. These are some of the most famous Mariachi singers.
CONNECTION TO DANCE
-The characteristics of the dance are very folk-like and well planned.
THE MUSIC TODAY
-The projected future of this music is that soon Mariachi won't really be around, day by day it drops in popularity due to other newer genres of music.
Special Mariachi Costumes
Mariachi bands wear the traditional costumes of their music.
Main instruments of Mariachi
These instruments are some of the most important ones of Mariachi.
Mariachi playing at a wedding.
Mariachi are common in festivals, parties, and weddings.