Suggested Course Texts:
Music

Our Suggested Course Texts pages list titles intended for classroom use. For a complete list of our titles in music studies, go to our general music and performing arts page.

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Ballads of the Lords of New Spain
Transcribed and translated from the Nahuatl by John Bierhorst

Latin American Studies

Musical Ritual in Mexico City
By Mark Pedelty

Stories, Myths, Chants, and Songs of the Kuna Indians
Compiled, edited, and translated by Joel Sherzer

Mexican American Studies

Chicano Rap
By Pancho McFarland

El Narcotraficante
By Mark Cameron Edberg

¡Puro Conjunto!
Edited by Juan Tejeda and Avelardo Valdez

A Texas-Mexican Cancionero
By Américo Paredes

The Texas-Mexican Conjunto
By Manuel H. Peña

"With His Pistol In His Hand"
By Américo Paredes

Middle East Studies

The Female Voice in Sufi Ritual
By Shemeem Burney Abbas

"A Trade like Any Other"
By Karin van Nieuwkerk

Asmahan's Secrets
By Sherifa Zuhur

Men and Popular Music in Algeria
By Marc Schade-Poulsen

Music Genres

The Best of No Depression
Edited by Grant Alden and Peter Blackstock

Country Music, U.S.A.
By Bill C. Malone

Meet Me with Your Black Drawers On
By Jeannie Cheatham

No Depression #77
Grant Alden and Peter Blackstock, editors

¡Puro Conjunto!
Edited by Juan Tejeda and Avelardo Valdez

The Texas-Mexican Conjunto
By Manuel H. Peña

Texas Zydeco
By Roger Wood

Texas Music

Down in Houston
By Roger Wood

Fire in the Water, Earth in the Air
By Christopher J. Oglesby

¡Puro Conjunto!
Edited by Juan Tejeda and Avelardo Valdez

Texan Jazz
By Dave Oliphant

A Texas-Mexican Cancionero
By Américo Paredes

The Texas-Mexican Conjunto
By Manuel H. Peña

Texas Zydeco
By Roger Wood

"We're the Light Crust Doughboys from Burrus Mill"
By Jean A. Boyd

"With His Pistol In His Hand"
By Américo Paredes

Women in Texas Music
By Kathleen Hudson

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