Founded in 1992 at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the first and only university-based research institute in the United States devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent.
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Ripiando el Perico: antología del merengue típico
Ripiando el Perico: antología del merengue típico. Produced by Grupo León Jiménes. Santo Domingo, 2005. Spanish. 37:01/38:01 minutes.
This 25-track CD is an ambitious anthology of Dominican merengue típico music that features traditional compositions by some of the early pioneers of the genre re-interpreted by a group of contemporary musicians and singers. Featuring musical compositions by Ñico Lora, Manuel Lora, Ramón Mezquita (Matón), Juanita Morel, Bilo Henríquez, and Toño Abreu.
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