La música en la fiesta del dios Xipe Totec

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Pareyon , G 2007 , La música en la fiesta del dios Xipe Totec . in G Castillo Ponce (ed.) , Proceedings of the 3rd National Forum of Mexican Music . vol. 3 , Universidad de Zacatecas , Zacatecas , National Forum of Mexican Music , Zacatecas , Mexico , 01/06/2006 .

Title: La música en la fiesta del dios Xipe Totec
Author: Pareyon, Gabriel
Editor: Castillo Ponce, Gonzalo
Contributor: Helsingin yliopisto, Institutionen för konstforskning (-2009)
Publisher: Universidad de Zacatecas
Date: 2007-09-01
Language: spa
Belongs to series: Proceedings of the 3rd National Forum of Mexican Music
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/25643
Abstract: In Aztec mythology and religion, Xipe Totec ("our lord the flayed one") was a life-death-rebirth deity, god of agriculture, vegetation, the east, disease, spring, goldsmiths, silversmiths and the seasons. The music used for his worship has been described by a diversity of documents (carved stones, depicted codices, and chronicles made by the first European friars arrived to Mexico). This article explores the symbolic content of these descriptions, especially in association with Xochipilli Macuilxochitl, master of music and poetry.
Subject: 613 Arts
Xipe Totec
ritual flaying
Aztec music
Mexican music
Mesoamerican symbolism
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