Tango Voices

Tango Voices

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By Donald Cohen

In the past two decades tango has experienced a popular resurgence worldwide. Almost universally familiar as a dance form, tango is also a distinctive genre of song or cancion that was born in the impoverished outskirts of late 19th-century Buenos Aires. Whether sung in Spanish, or as would happen later, in Italian or Russian. 

Twenty-six songs illustrate the growth and diversity of tango from its Argentine roots to its dissemination throughout Europe and into the Middle East and beyond. These songs are represented both in print - with melody lines, chord boxes and lyrics in their original language and in English - and through classic recordings by the original artists on the accompanying CD.

The CD features 26 classic recordings by the original artists. Tango Voices is not only the perfect introduction to one of World Music's most expressive and seductive genres, but also a valuable resource for all existing lovers of the style of music that Enrique Santos Discepolo called 'a sad thought that can be danced'.

Publication Date: 01.10.07
ISBN: 9781846099007
Extent: 176 pages
Format: Large Paperback

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