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  • MERENGUE
  • 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.
    HISTORY
  • - 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.
  • 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.
     
    Thereare threestyles of merengue Merengue TypicalMerengue OrchestraMerengue guitar
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRKnPSUC48Y
    BASIC STEPS
  • Theinstrumentsthatmake up the merengue dance musicknown, are traditionallythedrum, Guira, parakeetripiaoaccordion, saxophone, piano and trumpet.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OvqSRuf2rQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HavTXIs-CJ8
    THE MUSIC
  • CHAMPIONSHIPS
    Theyare performedindoorsbecauseitis a ballroom dance. There are severaltypes of competitions:
    -Classics
     
    -Modern
     
    - Latinos: Thissectionisincludedthe merengue. They dance in pairs in a separateroomwherethey are evaluatedby a jury. Errors are penalizediftheymakemanymistakes and theirexpulsionfromtheroom.
     
    PD: Wehavenotfoundanything more aboutcompetitionsanywhere.Escuchar
     
  • http://perceianadigital.com/index.php/educacion-fisica/1066-los-bailes-de-salon-en-la-educacion-fisica-en-secundaria-
    http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merengue_(g%C3%A9nero_musical)
    http://www.banderas-del-mundo.com/America_Central/Republica_Dominicana/index2.htm
    GLOSSARY
    • Beatriz Aroca Caballero
    • Celia Berenguer Lax
    • Lorena BotíaCliment
    • Mª Teresa Caballero López
    • Vanessa Konopnicki
    • Marta Ortín Ruiz
    MEMBERS OF THE GROUP