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Dance forms of Mexico's son huasteco

To purchase "El ave de mi so?ar: Mexican Sones Huastecos" by Los Camperos de Valles, please visit: Soaring, florid poetry memorializing the longing, pleasure, and pain of love, delivered in song with equally soaring high falsetto breaks, marks the classic style of the son huasteco, music created by rural people of the northeastern region of Mexico known as La Huasteca. The son huasteco is typically performed by three musicians on violin and huapanguera and jarana guitars. The music has a vigorous and marked rhythmic sound and is often accompanied by social dancing. Watch Artemio Posades Jim?nez, lyricist and dancer with Los Camperos de Valles, demonstrate the dance forms associated with son huasteco music. The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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