Argentine Tango's history
December 1, 2011
Argentine Tango is a dance originated in the poor neighborhoods of the largest cities...
History of Tango - Part 1: Women and men of the Colony
February 17, 2015
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
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
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
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
During the 1870s arrives to Buenos Aires a very particular immigrant: the bandoneon.
History of Tango - Part 6: Orquesta Típica. It’s origins.
March 6, 2016
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
“Nació en los Corrales Viejos allá por el ochenta.
Hijo fue de la milonga y...
History of Tango - Part 7: Origins of the Orquesta Típica - Francisco Canaro
August 2, 2016
Francisco Canaro. According to Tango historian Orlando Del Greco “In this name, all the...
History of Tango - Part 8: Roberto Firpo and the acceptance of the piano in the Orquesta Típica
December 27, 2017
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
In 1909, when Eduardo Arolas composed “Una noche de garufa”, he had not yet...