Song style of the Domincan Republic. Generally fast in tempo. Traditionally played on the Tambora, Guira and Accordion, current ensembles feature a full rhythm section, alto saxophones and trumpets, congas and sometimes drum set.
A fast dance style from the Dominican Republic, usually played on tambora, güira, accordion, and saxophone.
Dominican Republic; Rhythm; Dance; Dominican rhythm and dance. The basic step of the dance is an extremely simple two-step pattern, but it's only Merengue with the right, somehow contrary, hip movement - wich adds the main difficulty to learn the dance. (kr)
A brisk dance from Dominican Republic.
An umbrella term for rhythms and styles (including rural musics) that originate mainly from the Domincan Republic. It encompasses hybrids of Merengue Cibaeño and popular western dance rhythms.
A generic term that refers to rhythms and styles (including country music) originating in the Dominican Republic. It groups together the merengue cibaeño hybrids and popular western dancing.
a folk and popular dance-music genre of the Dominican Republic
A rhythmic style from the Dominican Republic , which is a fast two-step, and is traditionally played on tambora , güira and accordion.
Though dances by this name are found in many countries, the merengue is originally from the Dominican Republic, where it dates back at least to the early 19th century. The modern merengue has a notably brisk and snappy 2/4 rhythm, with a flavor very different from the somewhat more flowing Cuban and jaunty Puerto Rican dances. The country form, for accordion, tambora drum, metal scraper, and voice, is heard everywhere in the Dominican Republic. The big band version of Dominican bands like johnny Ventura's and Felix del Rosario's is often heard at New York concerts.
musical genre in 2/4; national dance of the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic nationalised this music, much like Brazil did with samba. It's a hip-shaking dance where partners rotate to the rhythm of the thundering tambor drum. Music is traditionally played on accordions but recently the preference is guitars.
An energetic Latin-style march which originated in the Dominican Republic, which emphasizes a straight-ahead 8-count rhythm taken with Cuban Motion. Merengue is now also a subset of the modern club-style Salsa dances.
Folk and popular music of the Dominican Republic. Played in a fast 2/4 meter with alternating stanzas and vocal or instrumental refrains, known as a jaleo.
Merengue is a type of lively, joyful music and dance that comes from the Dominican Republic.