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Bachata

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bachata is a popular guitar-based music from the Dominican Republic that arose in the early 1960s in the urban shantytowns of the nation’s capital, Santo Domingo. Long associated with the poorest and most uneducated members of society...

Dominican Republic

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 8,715,602 (2003) The Dominican Republic shares with Haiti a Caribbean island, situated between Cuba and Puerto Rico, which Christopher Columbus claimed for the Spanish crown in 1493. The island’s western third was ceded...

Afro-Dominican Fusion

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Afro-Dominican fusion is a musical movement which arose in the Dominican Republic in the late 1970s, and continues with transnational dimensions in the new millennium. Fueled by an intellectual and artistic counterculture and a wave...