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Music from the Dominican Republic: Vol. 4, Songs from the North

Various Artists
Music from the Dominican Republic: Vol. 4, Songs from the North

Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, the northern areas of the Dominican Republic are home to the Cordillera Septentrional mountains and farmlands in the Cibao valley. Songs such as "Canto de Hacha (Chopping Song)" and "Tumbando el gri-gri (Felling the gri-gri)" are intended to accompany woodcutting and feature overlapping a capella solo and chorus singing. Also included are dances such as "Bolero," which features maracas and Spanish guitar. Liner notes include track notes with lyrics in Spanish and English.

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Music from the Dominican Republic Vol. 1, The Island of Quisqueya
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Track Listing

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Canto de Hacha (Chopping Song) Fransisco Sanchez 4:17
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102
Canto de Hacha Santo de la Cruz 3:23
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103
Canto de Hacha Andre Rodriguez Pena 2:20
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Baquini (Death Song) Juan Pablo Paolin, Santo de la Cruz, Tomas Sanchez, Feliz Gomez, Aquilino Sanchez, Juan Maria Pena, Llario Sanchez, Mercedes Sanchez, Petrolina Clase, 2:03
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105
Rosario (Song of Supplication) Juan Pablo Paolin, Santo de la Cruz, Tomas Sanchez, Feliz Gomez, Aquilino Sanchez, Juan Maria Pena, Llario Sanchez, Mercedes Sanchez, Petrolina Clase, 2:06
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106
Rosario (Death Song) Juan Pablo Paolin, Santo de la Cruz, Tomas Sanchez, Feliz Gomez, Aquilino Sanchez, Juan Maria Pena, Llario Sanchez, Mercedes Sanchez, Petrolina Clase, 1:18
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Rosario Juan Pablo Paolin, Santo de la Cruz, Tomas Sanchez, Feliz Gomez, Aquilino Sanchez, Juan Maria Pena, Llario Sanchez, Mercedes Sanchez, Petrolina Clase, 2:47
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108
Chuin (Social Song) Solo and chorus 5:51
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201
Bolero (Spanish Dance 4/4) Tomas Aquino, Maria Isabel Trinidad 3:50
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202
Improvised Lyrics Miguel A. Burdie, Carlos Antonia Pena, Amado Salo with chorus 3:54
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203
Salve (Religious Song) Juan Pablo Paolin, Santo de la Cruz, Tomas Sanchez, Feliz Gomez, Aquilino Sanchez, Juan Maria Pena, Llario Sanchez, Mercedes Sanchez, Petrolina Clase, 4:20
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204
Comic Song (Imitating Animals) Fausta Jose Taveras, Augustin Jose Taveras, Francisco Burdie, and Juan Jorge Cruz 2:47
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205
Chuin (Love Song) Tomas Sanchez, Juan Maria Pena with chorus 3:00
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Bolero "Obsesion" Fausta Jose Taveras, Augustin Jose Taveras, Francisco Burdie, and Juan Jorge Cruz 3:05
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