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Argentine Tango beginner class with Mimi: connetion between partners' exercise

Argentine Tango beginner class: connection between partners’ exercise

Argentine Tango beginner class: connection between partners’ exercise

  • Argentine Tango beginner class with Mimi: connection between partners’ exercise.

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If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area and want to learn to dance Tango, you can:

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Argentine Tango private lesson with Marcelo Solis

Private lessons

Are the way to learn Argentine Tango

  • At our private lessons we work intensely on foundations, rhythm, musicality and connection with partner. We design a program according to your own goals and requirements.

  • While group classes are necessary to work on the social aspects of this beautiful art form, during private lessons we focus on the specific details of your dance which are important in achieving your goal of being a great dancer, a true milonguera or milonguero.

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Enrique Francini & Troilo featured photo

“La vi llegar” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Marino in vocals, 1944.

“La vi llegar” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Marino in vocals, 1944.

Enrique Francini & Troilo

Enrique Francini

Violinist, leader and composer (14 January 1916 – 27 August 1978)

Horacio Ferrer refers to him as: «a violinist of remarkable precision, standard vibrato, polished and unmistakable sound with a prodigious left hand, he has stood out, also, because of a personal way of dividing the musical phrase».

He turned out an important musician due to hard studying on his instrument, even in the peak of his success, he studied more than ever before.

Among the hits of his book, we highlight his great creation “La vi llegar”:

Read more about Enrique Francini at www.todotango.com

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El Tango es una historia- Disco

“El Tango es una historia” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel in vocals, 1944 with English translation of the lyrics.

“El Tango es una historia” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel in vocals, 1944; with English translation of the lyrics.

El Tango es una historia- Disco

Music: Roberto Chanel. Lyrics: Reinaldo Yiso.

En hojas de berro, con pluma de llanto,
escribió su historia aquel viejo viejo arrabal.
Después de un bohemio con alma de santo,
le puso armonía, lo hizo inmortal.
Igual que esos yuyos de humildes veredas,
que nacen un día sin causa y razón,
así nació el tango y hoy es una estrella
que brilla en el cielo de toda emoción.

El tango es una historia,
cada frase es un recuerdo,
cada parte es una vida con una pena escondida
y todo el tango es lo nuestro.
Emoción que se hace queja
en la voz del bandoneón.
El tango es siempre una historia
que tiene en todas sus hojas
palabras del corazón.

English translation:

In cress leaves, with a crying feather,
the old suburb wrote his story.
Then a bohemian with the soul of a saint,
gave it harmony, made it immortal.
Like humble grass of the sidewalks,
that are born a day without cause and reason,
that’s how tango was born and today it’s a star
that shines in the sky of every emotion.

Tango is a story,
Every sentence is a memory,
each part is a life with a hidden grief
and all the tango is what belongs to us.
Emotion that becomes a complain
in the voice of the bandoneon.
Tango is always a story
which has in all its pages
words from the heart.

More music recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica

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Carlos Di Sarli in 1969

“Bahía Blanca” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica, 1958.

“Bahía Blanca” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica, 1958.

Carlos Di Sarli in 1969

Carlos Di Sarli

Pianist, leader and composer (7 January 1903 – 12 January 1960)

He, as nobody else, knew how to combine the rhythmic cadence of tango with a harmonic structure, apparently simple, but full of nuances and subtleties.

He was not enrolled for any of the two streams of his time. His was neither a traditional orchestra, styled after Roberto Firpo or Francisco Canaro nor a follower of the De Caro renewal.

Di Sarli imposed a seal of his own; a different musical profile, which remained, unaltered throughout his prolonged career.

He was a talented pianist, maybe one of the most important, who conducted his orchestra from his instrument, with which he mastered the synchrony and the performance of the outfit.

Of his work as composer, we undoubtedly highlight “Bahía Blanca”, a true jewel of the genre.

Carlos Di Sarli was the final piece of the puzzle of tango in the 40s, that made neither concessions to strident fashions, nor to rhythmic extravagances and who, however represented with extreme delicacy, the interpretative paradigm of danceable tango.

Read more about Carlos Di Sarli and listen more of his music

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Argentine Tango intermediate class with Mimi: forward ocho variation

Argentine Tango intermediate class: forward & backward ochos variation

Argentine Tango intermediate class: forward & backward ochos variation

  • Argentine Tango intermediate class with Mimi: forward & backward ochos variation.

Do you have questions about Argentine Tango dance?

More video lessons

If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area and want to learn to dance Tango, you can:

Learn to dance Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango private lesson with Marcelo Solis

Private lessons

Are the way to learn Argentine Tango

  • At our private lessons we work intensely on foundations, rhythm, musicality and connection with partner. We design a program according to your own goals and requirements.

  • While group classes are necessary to work on the social aspects of this beautiful art form, during private lessons we focus on the specific details of your dance which are important in achieving your goal of being a great dancer, a true milonguera or milonguero.

Book your private lesson

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