Bachata Music Genre

By Diego Luna-Rivera

What is the origin of bachata?

Bachata originated in the Dominican Republic with European, Indigenous, and African musical elements. The first recorded compositions are by Jose Manuel Calderon from the Dominican Republic.

What dances are connected with bachata?

Bachata is the dance that is connected with bachata. This dance usually depends on the rhythm of the music, setting, mood, and interception.Bachata music has four beats per measure.In bachata dancing, the dancer takes three steps to four beats of music.
Bachata dance

Who are the people associated with bachata?

Where is the main instruments in bachata?

Lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass guitar, and bongos. Also of course the voice of the singers.
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