A Night in Dominican Republic

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All Music Guide - Rick Anderson
The tracks on this compilation of music from the Dominican Republic are taken almost entirely from recordings made in the 1990s and early 2000s, and represent a disparate collection of musical styles: Milly & Los Vecinos' "En Tus Manos" is built on a nice, brisk horn chart and a jaunty soca-like backbeat, while Charytin's "Corazón de Acero" is all melodramatically hushed intensity and Los Illegales' "La Morena" opens with a startlingly harsh techno intro before lapsing into a more conventional electro-Latin groove. In some cases, it seems that the selections were even made randomly -- giving an overall impression that either the collection or the musical culture ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rick Anderson
The tracks on this compilation of music from the Dominican Republic are taken almost entirely from recordings made in the 1990s and early 2000s, and represent a disparate collection of musical styles: Milly & Los Vecinos' "En Tus Manos" is built on a nice, brisk horn chart and a jaunty soca-like backbeat, while Charytin's "Corazón de Acero" is all melodramatically hushed intensity and Los Illegales' "La Morena" opens with a startlingly harsh techno intro before lapsing into a more conventional electro-Latin groove. In some cases, it seems that the selections were even made randomly -- giving an overall impression that either the collection or the musical culture itself is rather slapdash (and the Dominican Republic's musical culture most certainly is not).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/9/2008
  • Label: Norte
  • UPC: 886973530023
  • Catalog Number: 35300
  • Sales rank: 249,051

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Merenguero Hasta La Tambora - Johnny Ventura (3:08)
  2. 2 En Tus Manos - Milly & Los Vecinos (3:52)
  3. 3 El Merengue Se Baila Pegao (4:22)
  4. 4 El Niño Inocente - Juan Manuel (4:07)
  5. 5 Corazón de Acero (3:54)
  6. 6 Soy un Sabordin - Marco Hernández (3:53)
  7. 7 El Africano - Wilfrido Vargas (4:14)
  8. 8 La Morena - Ilegales (4:25)
  9. 9 Oye - July Mateo (4:28)
  10. 10 La Media Vuelta - Alexis (3:59)
  11. 11 Alguien Como Tu (3:55)
  12. 12 Ya No Te Creo Nada (3:20)
  13. 13 Sin Truco - Toño Rosario (4:35)
  14. 14 Solo Bachata (3:50)
  15. 15 La Bilirrubina - Santo Domingo Philharmonic (2:36)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Manuel Tejada Conductor
Technical Credits
René Touzet Composer
Calixto Ochoa Composer
Juan Luis Guerra Composer
Manuel Tejada Composer
Joseito Mateo Composer
Vladimir Dotel Composer
José Antonio Rodríguez Composer
Ed Sherman Art Direction
Guillermo J. Page Executive Producer
Christian Valencia Mastering
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