Category Archives: Tango Music

Stillness in movement

Stillness in movement. The paradox of Argentine tango You have to be Argentine to understand tango music! Right? Wrong! If you´re looking for an expert for tango music listen to Steve Morrall. If you have already some experience in dancing … Continue reading

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Watch the Tango orchestras

Watch the Tango orchestras!? So what? Shouldn´t we rather listen to them? Yes, of course we should listen, but somtimes it is helpful to watch them perform to get a better understanding of the music. Look, as tango dancers we … Continue reading

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Animated Tango Video with Music by Di Sarli

Today I got from a friend a link to this unusual Tango video and I absolutely have to share it. It´s a special interpretation of Carlos di Sarli´s Tango “Vamos”. The singer is Alberto Podesta. Enjoy!         … Continue reading

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Thoughts by tango teacher and musician Steve Morrall about dancing tangos from Osvaldo Pugliese

Thoughts by tango teacher and musician Steve Morrall about dancing tangos from Osvaldo Pugliese Some days ago my friend Steve Morrall who is one of the tango teachers I appreciate most, posted his notes about one of their musicality workshops … Continue reading

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The African Roots of Argentine Tango

The African Roots of Argentine Tango Here I found a video about the African roots of Argentine Tango.  Which are the origins of “Argentine” Tango? So Tango historians have different opinions about the question which where the dances and cultures … Continue reading

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Pictures of old Montevideo and La Cumparsita, the most famous Tango of all times

Here a video for  you with pictures of Montevideo from the early days of Tango. The pictures are accompanied by “La Cumparsita”, the probably most famous  “Argentine” Tango, which however wasn´t composed in Argentina, but in Montevideo by the then 17 … Continue reading

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