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The concept of this performance is to show a progression of Argentine Tango from its early days up to today, demonstrating different rhythms, embraces and styles. We also tried to work in the 4 primary orchestras of tango D’Arienzo, Di Sarli, Troilo and Pugliese.??
Here are some images that I have collected over the years of Argentine Tango dance.
Entertaining and informative interview with Eduardo Pareja "Parejita"
Oscar Alemán was a jazz guitarist born in Argentina in 1909. He came from a family of performers and musicians.
Great picture of men dancing together from the 1904 in the river. This comes from the Archivo General de la Nación? in Buenos Aires.
The English translation: Part 1 and Part 2.
Poesía de gotán: The Poetry of the Tango is a great website that has lots of translations of some really great tango songs.The Structure of Tango
Part I: Cross Steps and Open Steps
"The secret of tango is in this moment of improvisation that happens between step and step. It is to make the impossible thing possible: to dance silence. This is essential to learn in tango dance, the real dance, that of the silence, of follo
With this section of the website, my goal is to help educate students and tango enthusiasts about the history of tango music and dance.