Bachata

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