Cuarteto

Cuarteto

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Cuarteto (Spanish: quartet), sometimes called cuartetazo or tunga-tunga, is a musical genre born in Cardoba, Argentina.

Cuarteto, or Cuartetazo, is a form of dance music similar to Merengue.  It became popular in Argentina during the 1940s, beginning with the genre’s namesake and innovator, Cuarteto Leo, and was re-popularized in the 1980s, specially in Córdoba. Cuarteto had a national idol called Rodrigo in the late 90’s. The most famous and popular cuarteto singer of all times is La Mona Gimenez, who recorded more than 100 albums (and continues recording), and inspired musicians such as Rodrigo and pretty much every cuarteto musician after him. Cuarteto (Spanish: quartet), sometimes called cuartetazo or tunga-tunga, is a musical genre born in Córdoba, Argentina. This article does not cite any references or sources. Merengue is a type of lively, joyful music and dance that comes from the Dominican Republic.  The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949.  The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. Cardoba is a province of Argentina, located in the centre of the country.

 

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