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the History of Bachata

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Armando Reyes

on 16 October 2012

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BACHATA THE HISTORY OF BACHATA Music from classic artists like Joan Soriano, Luis Vargas, and Anthony Santos, as well as the modern counterparts like Romeo Santos, Andy Andy, and Prince Royce.
Just as the music has gained popularity and recognition, the Bachata dance has left the rural country side of the Dominican Republic to reach places like New York City, Paris, Madrid, Sydney and even Tokyo. THE CHANGES OVER TIME what is bachata? how to dance bachata? derived the Latina American tradition of guitar music , bachata emerged in the 1960's. Bachata is a form of music and dance that orginated in the countryside and rural marginal neighborhood of the Dominican Republic. Another name of Bachata when it was first created is Bolero, bolero is a traditional dance in Spain. It's a very slow and romantic dance, but eventually changed into Bachata when the years passed. Bachata is a latin genre of music from the Dominican Republic.
Bachata songs are often about country living and love, both passionate romance and hurtful hearbreaks.
it has elements of other latin genres and styles, of which 'bBoler" is probabaly the strongest influence. Bachata is in 4/4 time - which means there are for emphasized beats in every measure.
dancers usually step on beats 1,2, and 3 - stepping in place on 4(tap).
The bachata box step, and the bachat "cha-cha" step Joan Soriano Romeo Santos Prince Royce
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