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Saturday June 9, 5 to 7 pm.

At 2209 So El Camino Real San Mateo, CA 94403.

$40.00 (cash please).

Néstor Pellicciaro. Director Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.The objective is to propose to the student search alternatives through corporal work, so that they apply it to the dance, (with respect to the Tango, which is our subject, we work in awareness of the energy lines, the body posture, the points of support in walking, breathing, dissociation exercises, notion of axis, connection with the couple and how to optimize the energy needed for dancing.

In short: the taking of body awareness and its synchronization with the musical stimulus. That is to say: that “we will not work with predetermined steps or styles” (“milonguero”, “Villa Urquiza”, “del Centro”, “de Palermo”, “saloon”, “stage”, “canyengue”, etc., etc.). ), otherwise we will look for:
“let the music flow through the whole body”

Modality of workshop.

* We will work with NO groups less than ten (10) people.

* The level of students will be considered (Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced)
In the case of the Beginners, it is convenient to concur in “couple”. (This mode is not necessary for Intermediates and Advanced).

* For Intermediates and Advanced you can work with groups specially classified by topics to develop, (Roles, turns, musicality, etc)

* You can work in different groups (Men and / or Women) or on “particular” or “general” proposals to be developed.

According to your criteria of “organizer” for the modules to work in each group, according to the level:

Level 1
1) Preparing for the dance / Walking alone / Walking together / Walking embraced
2) Bodily perception in the space of the Milonga.
3) Some steps
4) We go out to the track
5) Practice of what worked in the class with supervision

Level 2
1) Preparation for the dance / body alignment / Projection of the step.
2) Exercises to dance on axis / Dissociation / Balance
3) Turns in “eight” / Turns in “pivot”
4) Dance on a “tile”.
5) Practice of what worked in the class, with assisted supervision (conditioned).

About Néstor Pellicciaro, director of Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

Néstor will be available for private lessons from 6/8 to 6/16. Contact us!

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Eduardo Arolas. Argentine Tango music. Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires

“Viborita” is other of Arolas’ delicate tangos, with the peculiarity of having only two parts, without a trio, as was his custom. Recorded in 1920 for the first time by the Orquesta Típica Select of Osvaldo Fresedo. Its music sheet was not published until after 1930, when the nephew of Arolas received a pack with manuscripts. That is why it appears published as posthumous work. Wonderful rendition of this tango to dance at the milongas is the one recorded by Francisco Lomuto in 1944. Continue reading.

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Osvaldo Pugliese with Alberto Morán. Argentine music. Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires. Dance classes.

Osvaldo Pugliese with Alberto Morán. Argentine music. Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires. Dance classes.Alberto Morán

Singer
(15 March 1922 – 16 August 1997)

He was Italian, he was born in Strevi, a city near Milano. He arrived in Argentina at four, finally settling in Buenos Aires.
He began to sing in a neighborhood group, and soon entered a second line orchestra which had some success. It was led by the bandoneon player Cristóbal Herreros, and with him he performed at the café El Nacional.
The young singer attracted the attention of the maestro Osvaldo Pugliese who asked some of his musicians to go to listen to this singer in order to have their opinion.
Finally Pugliese took him to Radio El Mundo for an audition after which he hired him while at the same time he advised him to use more his mezza voce.
Morán, as many other singers, never studied neither music nor singing, what added to his impassioned style and his unconventional way of life, made him risk his voice to such an extreme that his voice declined very early. Continue reading.

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Rodolfo Biagi

Pianist, composer and leader
(14 March 1906 – 24 September 1969)

Gardel invited him to a tour of Spain but Biagi did not accept; he then joined the Juan Bautista Guido orchestra, later he was member of the orchestra of Juan Canaro, there he met Juan Carlos Thorry with whom he composed the tango “Indiferencia”. Continue reading.

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