Argentine Tango – { Explore the complete history }


The Dance(Tango):

The dance is one form of expression that arises from the need deep to communicate with the body that the words can’t manage to express. In this context, the tango reaches one expression only in the dance to two, the bodies are close to an intimacy greater than that any other type of dance, while the legs to move with one speed and dexterity unmatched. The identity of the tango is the combination of sensuality, relaxation, and intimacy of the part top of the body that contrasts with the dance almost martial performed by the legs. The song has one expression sublime and vibrant that addresses different feelings that go from the ecstasy, the passion and the conquest by the melancholy and regret. The tango is the own life in the form of art, lived in one form complex and deep.


Tango History:

The origins of Tango Argentino are surrounded by some controversy. At However, there is some consensus that allows to state that the 1st steps of the tango were danced in the streets, in the bars and the brothels of Buenos Aires, the principles of the century XIX. One of the meanings elders of tango is a place where people of color black are found to dance. That gives an account of the origins ethnic this dance. The rhythms brought to Buenos Aires, first by slaves Africans as the candombe, and more later by black Cubans, as the habanera, Mingled with the sounds of polka and the mazurka taken by migrants Europeans, resulting in that time in the milonga, which is one term that now refers to both one kind of tango as one dance of hall. The tango was born so the brothels to the sound of bands improvised with guitars, violin, and flute. Later was introduced the bandoneon, one version most of the accordion brought by the 1st immigrant’s Germans, who was made the instrument main that characterizes the sound of tango.

At the beginning of century XX, the children of families wealthy learned to dance the tango in the brothels of the barrios of Buenos Aires and introduced in the foreign in the midst of the best society European and American, the which caused scandal in 1913, but that quickly was spread, as one kind of epidemic fever by all the world. In the city of Buenos Aires of years 20, musicians of training classical as Julio de Caro, who formed one of the 1st sextets, led the tango to forms of expression more subtle and complex, while that the tango canción began to take shape as one form of subculture. Carlos Gardel, the greatest of all the singers of tango, became the symbol of the own song, loved by all the people. The years 30 were the stage of great bands who adapted the orchestra to the sounds of tango, as was the case of Juan D’Arienzo and Aníbal Troilo. In the years subsequent to the Second War World the tango suffered with the vicissitudes of the various crises policies and with the isolation of the government Peronist, marked by the arrest of many musicians for its opposition to power. In years 60 and 70, the tango was able to survive the dictatorship military, which prevented gatherings of more than three people, and the rock n roll, which is overlapped to any other music popular. In the 80’s, the tango took to the stage, in a theatrical version, by the influence of great teachers like António Todaro and Pepito Avellaneda. More recently came the debate about the which is the tango, especially with the emergence of the modern tango performed by Astor Piazzolla. The tango is one form of art alive that has Buenos Aires as the epicenter of one phenomenon that not lost his character popular and your goal visceral the union mystique of two bodies that dance in one.