Argentine Tango in the Heartland

Author: Donald Rowe

Video of the Month: Saborido & Inza

This month’s video selection: Sofia Saborido & Pablo Inza. It was performed at the Tango Festivalito Mon Amour, Lyon, France, in 2014. They are dancing to “Matala” by Rodolpho Biagi. The focus is on their musicality, playing with the a fairly simple tune, but having a lot of fun with the definitive stuccato structure. This month’s selection was submitted by Linda McFadden. Video of the Month is a friendly service of the Tango Society of Minnesota Board of Directors....

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TSoM Video of the Month: Fabian Peralta & Lorena Ermocida

This month’s video selection: Fabian Peralta & Lorena Ermocida. It was performed at the Amsterdam Tango Festival in 2012, dancing to “La Tupungatina” by O.Pugliese. This lovely couple move with grace and playfulness. Fabian initiates a lot of embellishments that allow Lorena to complement with her own. This is a tight and happy dancing relationship. This month’s selection was submitted by Linda McFadden. Video of the Month is a friendly service of the Tango Society of Minnesota Board of Directors....

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TSoM Video of the Month—Sebastian and Roxana

This month’s video selection: Sebastián Achával and Roxana Suárez dance “Quién sos” by Orquesta Típica Misteriosa Buenos Aires at the 6th Lódź Tango Salon Festival held in 2016 in Lódź, Poland. This month’s selection was submitted by Linda McFadden. The precision of their movement while dancing figures we are all familiar with sets a realistic ideal for any serious tango dancer to reach for. Video of the Month is a friendly service of the Tango Society of Minnesota Board of Directors....

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TSoM Video of the Month—Michelle and Joachim

This month’s video selection: Michelle Marsidi and Joachim Dietiker. It was performed at Tangofest Bielefeld (Germany) in 2013 with live music from Solo Tango Orquesta playing “Desde el alma.” This month’s selection was submitted by Scott Chase. Check it out . . . and then see Scott’s comments below. Do you agree? Comments are welcome. Video of the Month is a friendly service of the Tango Society of Minnesota Board of Directors. Enjoy! Scott says: To my mind, one of the most unique and charming features of Argentine tango is its ability to accommodate variations in tempo, pulse, cadence, and...

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