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- A musical style resembling the waltz, performed in Venezuela and Colombia.
2007 September 18, The Associated Press, “Aldemaro Romero, Composer, Dies at 79”, in New York Times:
- Mr. Romero went beyond established genres as he composed a fusion of styles like bossa nova and Venezuelan joropo, and recorded with the American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd.
- A Venezuelan dance associated with this music.