Dominican Bachata Music

by CUNY Dominican Studies Institute

This page is an online collection of resources on the history of Dominican bachata music from CUNY Dominican Studies Institute's NEH sponsored digital tool A History of Dominican Music in the United States bachata genre guide, which provides information on the different eras of bachata development in the mid-to-late 20th century.

The background image is a cassette tape of compiled traditional bachata hits ca. 1980s, from the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library, Deborah Pacini Hernández Collection.

A portrait of Luis Segura ca. 1990s, from the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library, Deborah Pacini Hernández Collection.

Texts

Genre Guide

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Metadata

  • publisher place
    New York City
  • rights
    CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, 2021
  • rights holder
    CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
  • rights territory
    US