4526 Sycopation problem ? (2)
Hey Jake, I don't really have a problem with syncopation.
Its just more fun to do it than to write (or read) about.
And none of us are going to transcribe, accurately, some little book of
4527 fun musical randomness (1)
Slightly off-topic, but...
Partly in response to Sebastian's question about
note names, and partly because I'm so easily
amused by random trivia, I thought I'd list the
names of each note in Spanish,...
4528 Double time (11)
I don't think its a case of playing a 4 minute song fast so that it takes 2
My understanding: The underlying beat doubles but the actual melody on top
stays at the same pace. Imagine...
4529 Can we please just dance? (9)
Arrghhh all this arguing about syncopation, doubletime, triple time,
makes me crazy. Vals is the most difficult of the rhythms to dance
simply because it changes rhythms and is not consistent. Once...
4530 Hay Que Aprenden Bailar and Syncopation (1)
The Lomuto tune Hay Que Aprenden Bailar is a real stitch. The vintage dancers among you may recognize this speed as right for a Charleston or shimmy. A brief mention here about ragtime dance, the...
4531 Vals Revisited (1)
Last night I asked Roberto to please explain to me about vals so I could
better describe it to you guys. He gave me the "death look" which
usually means why am I asking a stupid question. Then I...
4532 Stop the Figures and Concentrate on the Connection (3)
and the Music
This relates to what Deby was saying about concentrating on the music
Last night in a class we were teaching on musicality, one of our
followers, who has been dancing for...
4533 Embellishment Queens (7)
This happens because every so called Tango Diva that visits the U.S. and
elsewhere teaches a workshop on adornments and embellishments for
women. So women learn the brushes, the circles, the what...
4534 Taxi Dancers Unbound (1)
Dear friends from tango list
The taxi dancers activity in Buenos Aires , have changed from their initial activity of an escorting fee from outside the milonga dancing place to the inside of the dancing...
4535 A & B (1)
A. Adornos have nothing to do with recapturing your balance. They
are a small figure that a woman can make. Sometimes the woman is to
stand still while the man adorns his dance and before they...
4536 Dancer profile in Buenos Aires (13)
I would appreciate a clarification about the Tango dancers' profile in
If we disregard the foreigners and those who cater to them, like the
teachers , Taxi dancers and the women chasers,...
4537 Taxi Dancers: in the Washington Post (1)
4538 When Tango Meets Modern Dance Meets Ballet: New (1)
4539 Milongueros celebrate birthdays in August (1)
Pedro H. Sanchez -- August 27, 1935 -- 71
Pedro is the only milonguero I know of who has produced an instructional
DVD. He'll be celebrating his birthday at Lo de Celia.
Jorge Uzunian -- August 28,...
4540 Of Morris Dancing and Tango (1)
I think we have a thread going about how people from Argentina don't enjoy
dancing tango, or even discussing the dance at all.
But don't most people keep their local artistic passions to themselves?
4541 West Coast Swing (6)
Take a look at
for a thorough treatment of WCS origins
4542 Everyone's "one of the most respected and (24)
well-known dancers in Buenos Aires"
I've been doing a lot of browsing on the internet, of various tango schools
and teachers, in North America, and of course Argentina. Is it just me or is
4543 NA-E:Toronto Milonga this wknd Paradiso (1)
Fridays @ Paradiso in Toronto, Canada
"for the love of tango"
@ PARADISO on FRIDAY August 4
$5.00 per person before 10 pm includes class & milonga
$10.00 per person after 10 pm
4544 A slippery slope... (20)
Caveat! Getting into the habit of analyzing teachers like that, you may never stop...
4545 Wall St Jrnl: Banker Now Regards $15.4 Million (5)
Lessons As a Serious Misstep
More on the Hong Kong banker and her instructors, lessons, fees, etc etc on
Thursday's Wall Street Journal front page, the daily "human interest" story.
4546 dancing teachers (1)
I can not, and no one can in the whole variety of human experience explain
all the cases. Of course, I know many teachers who are very useful, but
really can not dance well. But I was talking...
4547 Where to Dance in Bs As if You're from NYC? (16)
Hola The List,
This new thread is fodder for my blog, so if you reply I may blog your
My hypothetical question is . . .
"If a Tango Dancer from New York City goes to Buenos Aires and wants
4548 For Dog Lover's Only (3)
If you don't love dogs, don't bother to read this as you will surely
conclude I am crazy (and you will most probably be correct).
Anyway, today I was walking my dog and dreaming of dancing tango. I...
4549 Argentine Tango Event Calendar (1)
Our worldwide members are looking for places to dance to Argentine Tango -
e.g., workshops, lessons, milongas, cruises, trips, clubs, etc.
If you are an organizer, or attendee/active supporter/volunteer...
4550 what is... (5)
Anyone know what are "sostenidas" or what the English
While we're at it, could anyone tell me the English
translation of "piernazos", which include high ganchos?