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Danzon

Danzon is a musical genre created in Cuba, which derived from ancient Creole dances. It was created in 1879 by Miguel Failde, a composer born in Matanzas. It is considered part of Cuban and Mexican traditional music. The name of this musical genre is the augmentative of contredanse, a collective figure dance. Creole dances became very fashionablein the second half of the XIX century and enjoyed their...