Quisqueya en el Hudson: Dominican Music in New York

Quisqueya en el Hudson: Dominican Music in New York

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description
Quisqueya en el Hudson: Dominican Music in New York is an exciting, fast-paced journey through music from the Dominican Republic that has made New York City its home. This extraordinary assortment of Dominican styles in a single CD features the ever-popular merengue, folk-religious singing and drumming, working-class bachata dance music, the Dominican offshoot of the Cuban son, contemporary fusions, and much more. Showcasing artists who have performed in an annual summer festival in Washington Heights, it confirms that the joy, sadness, and spirit of Dominican music is alive and well in the Big Apple.

Quisqueya en el Hudson: Dominican Music in New York es un viaje excitante y acelerado a través de la música de la República Dominicana que ha hecho de la ciudad de Nueva York su hogar. Esta extraordinaria variedad de estilos dominicanos en una sola grabación presenta el siempre popular merengue, cantos y tambores religioso-populares, bachata para bailar de la gente trabajadora, la versión dominicana del son cubano, fusiones contemporáneas y mucho más. Presentando artistas que han participado en festivales de verano anuales en Washington Heights, confirma que las alegrías, la tristeza y el espíritu de la música dominicana están vivos y presentes en la Gran Manzana. 14 cortes.


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Content Type
Music recording
Duration
1 hour
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Méringue, Son, Bachata
Label
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Release Date
2004
Subject
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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