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Merengue

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  • 1. MERENGUE<br />
  • 2. Merengue is a style of music and dance originated in theCaribbean, especially in theDominicanRepublic in theearlynineteenthcentury.This folk dance has becomewidespread and regarded as theDominicannational dance.sourceItisuncleartheorigin of the merengue. There are differentviewsonthesubject are: -Alfonsecawhoinventedmeringue.-Itsorigin and appearanceorlost in thepast.<br />HISTORY<br />
  • 3. - Itwasborn as a Creole tune afterthebattle of Talanquera won theDominicans.- Merengue comes from a Cuban musiccalled UPA, whichhad a partcalled merengue. The UPA cameto Puerto Rico, arrivedto Santo Domingo in themiddle of lastcentury.Thisrhythm has evolvedthroughoutthetwentiethcenturywiththeintroduction of new instrumentslikethesaxophone and laterwiththeappearance of bandswith instrumental sections of winds.<br />
  • 4. Whenwe dance merengue we can seetwothings: the position of dance derivedfrom Western Europe and themovement of thehipsrevealshisAfricanroots.We can dance togetherorseparate, it more popular dance separate.<br /> <br />Thereare threestyles of merengue Merengue TypicalMerengue OrchestraMerengue guitar <br />  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRKnPSUC48Y<br />BASIC STEPS<br />
  • 5. Theinstrumentsthatmake up the merengue dance musicknown, are traditionallythedrum, Guira, parakeetripiaoaccordion, saxophone, piano and trumpet.<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OvqSRuf2rQ<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HavTXIs-CJ8<br />THE MUSIC<br />
  • 6. CHAMPIONSHIPS<br />Theyare performedindoorsbecauseitis a ballroom dance. There are severaltypes of competitions:<br /> -Classics<br /> <br /> -Modern<br /> <br /> - Latinos: Thissectionisincludedthe merengue. They dance in pairs in a separateroomwherethey are evaluatedby a jury. Errors are penalizediftheymakemanymistakes and theirexpulsionfromtheroom.<br /> <br />PD: Wehavenotfoundanything more aboutcompetitionsanywhere.Escuchar<br /> <br />
  • 7. http://perceianadigital.com/index.php/educacion-fisica/1066-los-bailes-de-salon-en-la-educacion-fisica-en-secundaria-<br />http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merengue_(g%C3%A9nero_musical)<br />http://www.banderas-del-mundo.com/America_Central/Republica_Dominicana/index2.htm<br />GLOSSARY<br />
  • 8. <ul><li>Beatriz Aroca Caballero
  • 9. Celia Berenguer Lax
  • 10. Lorena BotíaCliment
  • 11. Mª Teresa Caballero López
  • 12. Vanessa Konopnicki
  • 13. Marta Ortín Ruiz</li></ul>MEMBERS OF THE GROUP<br />

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