Rascón Valencia, Rodolfo. Compositores sonorenses, 1860-1940. / Rodolfo Rascón Valencia ; trabajo realizado con el apoyo y asesoría técnica del pianista Jesús David Camalich Landavazo, musicólogo y maestro de la Universidad de Sonora. Hermosillo, Sonora, México: Universidad de Sonora; Instituto Sonorense de Cultura, 2016.. 415 pages. 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references, illustrations, portraits, music. ISBN: 9786075181950
Compilation of information on traditional and popular music of Sonora and its composers and performers. Rescues many from oblivion and corrects misattributions that have robbed others of their glory. Begins by briefly describing music of Opata culture and by discussing 19 traditional tunes. Follows with profiles of around 50 composers (including photograph or illustration, biography, list of compositions, and score from one of their pieces). Concludes with catalog of around 70 popular "orchestras," listing their conductor and members and providing photo, when available.
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Compositores sonorenses, 1860-1940.