Tango Sentence Examples
At the Sunday flea market, you can see the tango performed.
Featuring a diverse range of musical styles including jazz, Argentinean tango, Brazilian samba, classical, ragtime and Klezmer.
There are moments of (almost) Massive Attack and others of more traditional Argentinian tango.
The play is done in a neoclassical ballet style with motifs and elements of the argentine tango and some jazz and ethno elements.
The early tango was accompanied by mixes of African drumming rhythms, Spanish and Italian melodies.Advertisement
His enthusiasm for the moves and his vivid recreation of a good tango, leave our journalist speechless.
We concentrate on ballroom and latin american dance styles, but also do some salsa, argentine tango, modern jive and much more!
The demobbed stranger returned to resentful sons and the awkward tango of married life.
In the nineteen thirties there was many a storm in a teacup at the famous Savoy " Tango Teas ".
The play is done in a neoclassical ballet style with motifs and elements of the Argentine tango and some jazz and ethno elements.Advertisement
Among these was my landlady, who turned out to be a very competent tango dancer.
When looking Finnish tango dancing, I think the Brits simply do not fully understand it.
Also the director mentions that Matt Damon took tango lessons in preparation for Grimm.
If you have ever wondered what tango music really was like you need to buy this.
After running the gamut of tango styles in the first act, the company settles down to some serious virtuosity and sizzle.Advertisement
You can also introduce new forms of dancing and music to seniors, such as salsa, tango, and even nightclub.
It has also evolved in other dance styles, such as the Natural Twist Turn in the Tango.
Likewise, trying to wear a tuxedo and a pearl-studded floor-length gown puffed out with crinolines would not suit a hot Argentinian tango.
Learn to Dance has video and text lessons for tango, ballet, ballroom, breakdance, country line dancing, hip hop, Irish dance, Latin, salsa, swing, and tap.
Tango history is a rich and varied path through two hemispheres and hundreds of years.Advertisement
The true measure of tango history lies in the people who dance it.
Like the people of the country where it first appeared, tango is a mélange of different cultural artistic forms.
The early 20th century saw the advent of the music recording industry, and tango music became the first pop craze, on over one third of all the records produced between 1903-1910.
That year the German instrument known as the bandoneon (sort of like an accordion) appeared in Buenos Aires and began to be a part of the tango sound.
The first tango music superstar was Juan "Pacho" Maglio, who played the music with a flute, violin, and guitar accompaniment.Advertisement
From 1910 to 1920, almost half of all the records released featured tango music.
Paris was the launching pad for tango to come to Europe, but the dance form soon spread to other major European capitols and by 1913 it had crossed the Atlantic again and was appearing in U.S. dance halls.
While efforts to control the amount of body contact were made through the creation of "International" tango in 1922, that form only lost popularity to other sultry dances such as the samba.
Several pivotal musicians and dancers have created what we now consider to be the canons of tango history.
Robert Firpo, a band leader, expanded the instrumentation into a tango sextet, with two bandoneons, two violins, a piano and a double bass.
He also adapted a march by Gerardo Mattos into the most famous of all tango songs, La Cumparsita.
Tango has also had a deeply sexual undertone - both in the form of the dance (face to face, embraced close) and in the words to songs such as El Choclo (the corncob, a phallic reference).
The feeling of melancholy and loss associated with tango was epitomized in 1917 by Carlos Gardel in Mi Noche Triste In 1921, tango first hit the silver screen danced by Hollywood star Rudolph Valentino.
Since that time it has been synonymous with sultry passion in movies, whether in the titles of movies like Last Tango in Paris or simply as part of the interaction between protagonists.
Now tango has come full circle, having been re-adopted as a national dance by Argentinian president Juan Peron.
The tango is used in weddings as a sign of the passion between the newlyweds, and in every major city there is probably a weekly milonga.
In spite of the decline of social dance, tango history continues in the bodies of the new dancers throughout the world.
One of the basic tools of social dance are tango dance step illustrations.
For as long as social dance has been around, these illustrations have been used by teachers to reinforce the lessons, and also been used by novice dancers to get started on learning the basic steps in the tango.
The former lends itself more easily to the use of diagrams and tango dance step illustrations, because it is a very rigid and formal kind of dance.
In Argentine tango, on the other hand, the movement is much more fluid and improvisatory.
The dance step illustrations that serve International style (and many other ballroom styles of dance) so well do not begin to communicate the tempo, sense of connection, or dynamic tension of the Argentine tango.
Regardless of the methods used to learn, the important thing when dancing tango is simply to get out there and dance.
The studios originally began teaching ballroom dance steps to couples, and expanded to also include Latin dances such as salsa, samba and tango as early as the 1950's.
It also added yet another version, the "tango hustle", created specifically for the film but turning into a very popular two-person dance, taking it out of the group formations.
Some, like Steve Rebello, developed the choreography into a lead-follow style of social dance like the tango or salsa.
If you have a fantastically great image of a tango dancer, it's not really going to help you illustrate your country line dance fan site.
At the same time, there are very clear places for the hands to hold your partner, handed down from classic dances such as the waltz and the tango.
It won't do you much good to find a fantastic free clip art pic of a tango dancer if you're throwing a rave, right?
Some forms of dance like the tango display this very overtly, and it is also certalnly possible for people to dance with each other without romance being involved.
Knowing, at the very least, a brief history of tango dance can help both enrich your appreciation of the dance and your performance of it as well.
Tango has been called "the dance of the immigrants" because even though its roots are from the South American countries of Argentina and Uruguay, it developed in the seaport towns.
Between the many choreographic styles and the mish mash of musical styles and instruments from Europe, the definite origin of tango is hard to pin down.
From 1903 to1910, as gramophone records were beginning to be released, over a third of them were "tango" music.
In the decade following the bandoneon's association with tango, recordings by artists who included the bandoneon in their tango music made up almost half of all the releases by the gramophone companies.
It was also between 1910 and 1920 that tango dancers and musicians traveled from South America to Europe, setting a tango craze off in Paris first, then spreading to London and Berlin.
By 1913 it had crossed the Atlantic again, hitting New York, but the U.S. had less tolerance for the sensuality and close body contact that typified the Argentinian style of tango.
The dance was modified into a more rigid and separated dance frame, which would eventually become the "ballroom" or "international" style of tango as it's performed in competitions today.
When cinema began competing with all forms of dance, the international appeal of tango declined even more.
However, tango remained a vibrant part of the arts in Buenos Aires and other cities in Argentina.
Ask an Argentinian tango dancer for a brief history of tango dance and you're liable to be listening for hours.
Despite this long history, the story of tango in Argentina was not always a smooth one.
Through it all, tango remained alive, and when Juan Perón took power he embraced the dance as an integral part of Argentina's cultural heritage.
Today's renaissance of tango dance comes partly from movies such as Carlos Saura's ''Tango'' and ''Take the Lead'' starring Antonio Banderas.
Dance studios and community groups that celebrate the Argentinian tango exist even far from New York and Los Angeles, such as in Madison, Wisconsin.
This winner of the eighth season of the show wowed judges, especially earning top scores on Latin dances, such as the Argentine Tango, the Cha-Cha-Cha, and the Paso Doble.
These steps will come the most easily to dancers familiar with the Western canon or forms of dance such as Middle Eastern, tango, or waltz.
Search for music by type (tango, waltz, swing, etc.) or use the beats per minute search function.
The opening of Japan to the west in the 19th Century led to an immersion in dance traditions such as ballet, tango, and even rock and roll over the centuries.
Chicago is full of popular dance scenes, such as the "Cell Block Tango" and the puppeteer number "We Both Reached for the Gun."
South America, for example, took the Spanish Tango and made it their own, the Argentine Tango.
For obvious reasons, these kinds of illustrations work best with dances that have basic steps or only minor variations, such as the Tango or the Foxtrot.
However, in steps such as the Argentinian basic Tango, the follow's dance step is very different from the lead's, and trying to follow the steps backwards would result in several errors.
The Argentine tango is an authentic element of the culture of Buenos Aires.
Some people say that this type of samba combines samba with both the waltz and the tango.
For example, the Argentine tango has roots in the courts of Spain and the docks of Buenos Aires.
Whether it's online or in person, there are a few guidelines that apply to everything from Argentine Tango to Viennese Waltz.
Uniquely American, urban ballroom integrates some of the moves from hip-hop and other forms of popular dance with the traditional moves of the cha-cha, tango, and other classic ballroom choreography.
While some partners compete in everything from the tango and salsa to the waltz and foxtrot, other couples specialize in Latin dances or waltzing.
Your rooms can smell like a "Pineapple Paradise" or capture the zest of "Tangerine Tango".
Interracial Tango is at least up front about being a "network" of sites, which simply pulls the members together out of a large database and makes matches including people who are not of the same skin color.
This Mango Tango Laptop Bag offers the best of all worlds with its bright turquoise exterior, elegant print, practical features and functional capabilities.
Nonetheless, the meeting of Scorpio and Virgo is a typical game of cat and mouse, a delicate tango of sharp wit and sexual attraction.
Ghost Hunters Academy features TAPS members Steve and Tango testing ghost hunting students to find the next Ghost Hunters show members.
For salsa, tango, swing or whatever kind of ballroom dance you're into, your shoe should be comfortable and provide excellent support, as well as offering a sturdy flexible sole.
Whether for salsa, tango, fox trot, swing or waltzing, low heel ballroom dance shoes allow for ease of movement and both physical and mental comfort.
Mycoskie explains,"I was traveling in Argentina after the Amazing Race - learning how to tango, play polo and practice my Spanish.
The Tango Raymond Weil watch is one of the company's best known and includes a variety of styles that are suited to many different lifestyles.
With colorful leather bands or sleek metal bands, mother-of-pearl faces with diamonds or plain white faces, there's a Tango watch to suit any personality.
Like the DV326 videophone, Tango works with Packet8 services, plus users must call other parties with the same video equipment to use the video calling feature.
Tango itself isn't a phone, but it connects to your a regular telephone and to your high speed broadband modem.
You just continue using your regular phone as usual for voice only calls, or dial a Packet8 Tango or DV326 VideoPhone customer for video calls.
It's no fun playing dress-up by yourself, so if you want two to tango at your next romantic rendezvous, then get him out of those boxers and into something racy!
A few more are the Waltz, Salsa, Merengue, Mambo, Tango, Samba, Cha-Cha, Rumba and Foxtrot to name but a few!
They scored three perfects during the season, one each for the Tango, the Paso Doble and the Freestyle.
She chose the man nicknamed Tango, who then turned around and proposed marriage.
At the end of the first season, New York rejected Chance in favor of Tango, who proposed to her on the last episode.
After watching the show air, however, Tango saw unflattering remarks New York had made about his mother and he broke up with her on the reunion show.
After twelve episodes, Pollard chose Patrick "Tango" Hunter as the winner, and the pair was actually engaged for six months.
As with most reality dating shows, however, the couple didn't last; Tango announced their separation during the show's reunion special.
Whether you're into Swing or Tango, the Waltz or the Samba, ballroom dancing is a fun, social hobby.
If you're a small business, for example a small dance studio, you'd be better off creating a couple of 5-minute videos - one being how to tango dance and one being how to salsa dance - and posting those videos on YouTube.
Zum fuse the passion of tango with the fiery brilliance of gypsy violin playing.
The coastguard helicopter picked up the diver from the vessel Tango for assessment by a diving specialist doctor.
But, be warned, even long-standing dance enthusiasts look upon the Tango as one of the hardest dances to master.
Originally from South America, Anabella and Giraldo studied with the greatest tango maestros in Buenos Aires.
Oh and i mus n't forget Tango, our hamster.
Alan danced the tango, whilst Becky watched the waltz.
Absolute beginners are invited to learn tango at Tango Toolkit weekends.
And I was listening to these old guys playing tango.
It incorporates dance elements of the 1920s period including the tango.
While Pollard didn't find a love match on the first season of the show - she chose Patrick "Tango" Hunter, but their relationship didn't last - she was given a second shot on I Love New York 2.
Using the wealth of videos on sites such as YouTube can show you not only the dancers of today but also the performers and musicians from yesterday, making tango a richer experience for everyone.
The tango is a dance both Argentina and Uruguay practice and there are many similarities in their cuisine.