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04/08/2013 at 04:47 PM in blog folder icon Traditional Tandas
This week's traditional tanda is a fun set by Anibal Troilo with Francisco Fiorentino singing. This is a very high energy, rhythmic set. Troilo and Fiorentino were one of the greatest duos in the history of tango and their partnership is often used as the best example of the use of the singer as a true member of the orchestra.Troilo is a favorite of advanced dancers because his music switches back and forth between strong rhythmic sections and more melodic sections.

 

03/10/2013 at 01:08 AM in blog folder icon Traditional Tandas
This week's traditional tanda is a fun set by Osvaldo Fresedo with Roberto Ray singing. This is a playful set, which always goes over well. People are always happy after this set.

 

03/03/2013 at 02:29 PM in blog folder icon Traditional Tandas
This week's traditional tanda is a set by Angel D'Agostino with Angel Vargas singing. Last week, we looked at a milonga set by D'Agostino - Vargas, so this week we are looking at a tango set.

 

02/25/2013 at 04:35 PM in blog folder icon Traditional Tandas
This week's traditional tanda is a milonga set by Angel D'Agostino with Angel Vargas singing.

 

02/24/2013 at 11:47 PM in blog folder icon Music History
An examination of more complex structures of Argentine Tango music with analysis of Caminito and Poema.

 

02/24/2013 at 10:11 PM in blog folder icon Music History
In this article, we look at measures, phrases, rhythm and melody.

 

02/23/2013 at 11:38 PM in blog folder icon Music History
In this article we will learn about the basic structure of Argentine Tango with examinations of Carlos Di Sarli's "Bahia Blanca" and Juan D'Arienzo's "Pensalo Bien." We also compare these two songs in terms of tempo.

 

02/23/2013 at 11:35 PM in blog folder icon Music History
My goal here is to provide a well-rounded explanation of the structure of Argentine Tango music, with a focus on the dancer. I am dealing here with tango music that is meant for dancing, starting in the mid-1920s.

 

02/16/2013 at 04:49 PM in blog folder icon Traditional Tandas
This week's traditional tanda is a elegant and romantic set by Miguel Caló with Raúl Iriarte singing. Caló had created a unique sound around Berón's smooth vocal style, which was unlike the other singers of the time. In 1943, Berón left Caló's orchestra to join Demare's orchestra. Caló briefly worked with Jorge Ortiz and Alberto Podesta during 1943, but ended up with Raúl Iriarte, who had a similarly silky vocal quality to Berón.

 

02/13/2013 at 11:39 PM in blog folder icon Music History
I often get asked about dancing to tangos with singers. The tango singer has had four distinctive roles over time: National Singer (Cantor Nacional) The Refrain Singer (Estbrillista) The Orchestra Singer (Cantor de la Orchesta) The Star Soloist

 

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