Mariachi is a Latin music genre. It is popularized in Mexico and its culture. This type of music includes instruments such as the violin, trumpet, guitar, vihuela, guitarrón and sometimes a harp. Mariachi is sung and performed mostly in bands. However, some solo artists such as Selena and Alejandro Fernández have recorded and performed Mariachi songs.
|Stylistic origins||Son Jaliscience|
|Cultural origins||18th century, Cocula, Jalisco|
|Typical instruments||Violin, guitarrón, guitarra de golpe, vihuela, guitar, trumpet, and occasionally a harp|
|Charro – Jarabe tapatío (also the name of a song)|
Mariachis and artistsEdit
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mariachi.|
- A Brief History on the Mariachi Tradition
- Mariachimusic.com Online
- Tucson's Ronstadt Family
- "Mariachi Women"
- "Mariachi Directory"