This week, a classic tanda by D'Arienzo, the king of the beat.
February 28, 2017
Every Tuesday, we publish a tanda to get you inspired for the week. Today, a very upbeat and danceable tango tanda by Juan D'Arienzo, the king of the beat.
This week marks the end of our Academic Term focusing on the Tango Dimension embrace and on Di Sarli's orchestra. Time to review what you've learned!
Every Tuesday, we publish a tanda to get you inspired for the week. Today, a great tanda by Juan D'Arienzo to get you up on your feet, with the beautiful song Pregonera, written by De Angelis.
We have just released the translation of Milonguero viejo, the song written by Di Sarli in tribute to Osvaldo Fresedo.
Read the story, listen to the music and read the lyrics in Spanish and English.
Perhaps the most beautiful topic in tango... Friendship. A theme central to tango songs, friends play many roles and tango being as emphatic as it is, they are always bigger than real life.
Tango songs make abundant references to Buenos Aires, whether it be to the city as a whole, some of its key landmarks, or las arrabales, the poor neighbouroods of Buenos Aires where tango started. Las arrabales describe an actual area, a certain lifestyle (that of milongueros), a social class (that of the poor) and are almost always ..
January 31, 2017
Every Tuesday, we publish a tanda to get you inspired for the week. Today, a tango tanda by Carlos Di Sarli, featuring the song Milonguero Viejo, which we've translated last week.
... which means the Gentleman of Tango is the name that was given to Carlos Di Sarli, the Argentine pianist, compositor and orchestra leader who created many of the beautiful songs we still dance on today.