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Mexican Musical Transcriptions:
This manuscript album contains 38 musical transcriptions by unknown artists. Included in the album are opera selections, arrangements for piano and vocals, and possibly some original compositions.
The Mexican Musical Transcription album is comprised of 38 manuscripts of Mexican musical transcriptions (approximately 1844), including 34 musical compositions, and 4 opera selections. A notable piece within the album is "La Unión Nacional," a patriotic hymn set to music by Dn. Jose Ma. Esteva for Professor Dn. Joaquin Ma. Aguilar. The piece is dedicated to the expedition to Texas, "por ambos al Ejercito Expedicionario sobre Tejas. Veracruz en 1844." Other contents include many songs arranged for piano and vocals, and titles such as "Suspiro de Amor" (on ten illuminated leaves), "Vals, compuesto por S.M. la Reina Gobernadora," "Romance" de Señoritas Velascos y Carballo, and "El Veracruzano."
Open for research.
Purchased from Michael Vinson, 2015.
Mexican Musical Transcriptions, AR662, OS723, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.
Accessioned as number 2016-39.
The collection was processed and finding aid prepared by Samantha Dodd.