Boosey & Hawkes

Casita de Campo

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Enriquillo Sánchez / Juan-Tony Guzmán / Rafaelito Martinez
SATB a cappella
This is one of the most popular love songs from the Dominican Republic. It describes a modest, and yet beautiful, little rural house in the Cibao region where the composer evokes the consummation of a passionate and virginal love. It is a “canción-bolero,” a typical Caribbean romantic song form in quadruple meter, slow-paced, which is also a centerpiece of serenades.