Danzas de los Matachines
by Christian Erickson
Danzas de los Matachines is a three-movement string quartet based on traditional matachín dance melodies from Mexico and the southwestern United States. Lively rhythms, memorable melodies, and classical formal structures abound throughout the piece. The movement titles are "La Entrada/La Procesión/Los Panos," "La Batalla/Matachin," and "Guajes/El Son de la Malinche/El Toro."
Parts are available as a free download at Lulu.com or can be downloaded directly. Duration: ca. 20 minutes.
Catalog Number: SGP10547
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Printed: 40 pages, 8.5" x 11", saddle-stitch binding, black and white interior ink, $19.95 USD