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Pasatono: Orquesta Mexicana

August 17, 2015
7:00 p.m.

El Museo del Barrio
1230 5th Ave
New York, NY
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In 1933, while head of the Fine Arts Department of México, Carlos Chávez created the Orquesta Mexicana, an ensemble of traditional indigenous and mestizo instruments, which he conducted in 1940 as part of MoMA’s Twenty Centuries of Mexican Art exhibition. In 2013, Mixtec musician and researcher Rubén Luengas Pérez revived the Orquesta Mexicana with Orquesta Pasatono (Oaxaca). Read more.
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