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  • n. Plural form of charanga.


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  • With its unusual frontline of two trombones and a flute, La Perfecta announced a new sound—bold and hard-edged, in stark contrast to the plush Afro-Cuban orchestras and more courtly charangas , featuring violins and flutes, of the day.

    The Power of the Patriarch

  • Latin-Jewish music - Yiddish mambos, "Fiddler on the Roof," charangas and more - bridging the cultural divide between two worlds with rich and distinct musical heritages.



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