History of Tango

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  • History of Tango - Part 1: Women and men of the Colony
    February 17, 2015
    History of Tango
    The dance of Tango originated in the second half of the XIX century, in...
  • History of Tango - Part 2: The origins of Tango
    May 4, 2015
    History of Tango
    How tango came to be is unknown. What we have is information about the...
  • History of Tango - Part 3: La Guardia Vieja
    March 3, 2016
    History of Tango
    Part 1 Between 1860 and 1915 Buenos Aires experienced an exponential growth. The “Gran Aldea”...
  • History of Tango – Part 4: La Guardia Vieja - II: The first dancers
    March 4, 2016
    History of Tango
      In the case of the dancers, in addition of the ones already mentioned, who...
  • History of Tango - Part 5: The appearance of the bandoneon in tango
    March 5, 2016
    History of Tango
    During the 1870s arrives to Buenos Aires a very particular immigrant: the bandoneon. Tango was...
  • History of Tango - Part 6: Orquesta Típica. It’s origins.
    March 6, 2016
    History of Tango
    Orquesta Típica: It’s origins. The first stablished musical formation for the interpretation of tango music was...
  • History of Tango - Excerpt: Tango and knife fight
    March 7, 2016
    History of Tango
    “Nació en los Corrales Viejos allá por el ochenta. Hijo fue de la milonga...
  • History of Tango - Part 7: Origins of the Orquesta Típica - Francisco Canaro
    August 2, 2016
    History of Tango
    We would like to tell you about the early life of Francisco Canaro. According...
  • History of Tango - Part 8: Roberto Firpo and the acceptance of the piano in the Orquesta Típica
    December 27, 2017
    History of Tango
    Born on May 10, 1884 in the City of Las Flores (today annexed to...
  • History of Tango - Part 9: Eduardo Arolas. The evolution of Tango music.
    February 24, 2018
    History of Tango
    http://escuelatangoba.com/marcelosolis/files/Una-Noche-de-Garufa.m4a In 1909, when Eduardo Arolas composed “Una noche de garufa”, he had not yet...

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