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01/11/2013 at 05:58 PM in blog folder icon Tango History
The original title was "Muchachos se armó la milonga," which uses lunfardo (street slang of Buenos Aires), but the title was changed along with many other tangos in 1943, because of "le ley seca (the dry law)" a policy by the ruling military and the Catholic church to "purify" the language of Argentina. They also wanted to protect the youth from the corrupting influence of tango.

 

12/03/2012 at 01:45 AM in blog folder icon Traditional Tandas
This week's traditional tanda is a popular set by Francisco Canaro with Roberto Maida singing. This tanda features the super popular song Poema. Below are some more version of Poema. These songs have the sound of the Guardia Vieja period.

 

11/26/2012 at 11:53 PM in blog folder icon Traditional Tandas
This week's traditional tanda is a super fun set of tangos by Edgardo Donato with Horacio Lagos singing.

 

02/22/2012 at 05:20 PM in blog folder icon Tango Djing
Other Orchestras Tandas (OTV, Carabelli, Malerba, etc)

 

02/18/2012 at 11:48 PM in blog folder icon Tango Djing
Here is a collection of Osvaldo Fresedo tandas.

 

12/13/2010 at 10:03 PM in blog folder icon Music History
Canyengue is one of the earliest forms of Tango and was probably the style that was taken over to Paris at the turn of the century. Here is a good demonstration of this style. It is very rhythmic and danced more into the ground than we dance tango to

 



   

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