México: Trilce/Auditorio Nacional/Oceano, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. 431p., color photo plates, facsimile plates, illustrated boards, dj, tall 4to. New in New DJ. Item #146249
Handsomely-presented, large format exploration of 200 years of performing arts in Mexico. With 100s of facsimile plates of events, Independence Era paintings and period/contemporary photos of performers and performances. Features photos of performances by The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, U2, Madonna and other internationally acclaimed musicians. Includes the following chapters: "1790-1821 que Comience la Función", "1855-1876 Espectáculos al Grito de Guerra", "1910-1934 Carabinas y Cananas" and "1934-Hoy El Tiempo de los Espectáculos". Printed on coated stock. Covers theatre, opera, cinema, circus, boxing, bullfights, concerts, dance,etc,etc.