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02/05/2014 at 03:07 PM in blog folder icon Music History
Antonio Rodio was a violinist, who played for several well known orchesta including Calo and Maffia. He formed his own orchestras in the 1940s and recorded 16 tracks including this one.


04/27/2013 at 01:38 AM in blog folder icon Alternative Tandas
This week's alternative tanda is a very high energy set inspired by Dubstep.


04/19/2013 at 05:46 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
This class was the second in our series on Soltadas. We focused on building compression within the embrace and using an impulse to create expansion. As always, this video does not cover everything we talked about in the class, but tries to cover some of the major concepts. We also discussed how these concepts can be applied to our more traditional tango.


04/09/2013 at 03:51 PM in blog folder icon Tango Classes
In this class we looked at Soltadas from the back cross. Soltadas are releases of the embrace. We break our embrace temporarily to perform a soltada.


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.


02/13/2013 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


01/08/2013 at 12:07 AM in blog folder icon Traditional Tandas
This week's traditional tanda is by Ricardo Malerba with Orlando Medina singing. This is the first tanda that I presenting that is not by one of the major orchestras. Malerba was a regular on the radio for over 20 years and was also popular with dancers for his rhythmic style.


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