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    Tango Masters: Carlos Di Sarli

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    Tango Masters: Carlos Di Sarli

    Writter: Michael Lavocah

    256 pages

    “That orchestra had something that made it different from the others. It had something that it is now hard to find which I call sacred fire.”

    Carlos Di Sarli (1903-1960) created the most elegant tango music ever known. Uniquely amongst the great orchestras, his final recordings are loved as much or even more than his early ones. Great waves of melody create a majestic feeling, although the music remains at heart quite simple, a combination which makes it a favourite of those who love to dance.

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    I Am Tango

    20.00

    I Am Tango. Biography of Maria Nieves

    Writter: María Oliva

    134 pages illustrated with photos.

    “Tango dance has something very special: it’s the communication within the couple. That is why when we dance it we feel an endless number of emotions, such as love…and hate. I was born to dance tango and I will die for my tango.”

 

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    Tango Masters: Aníbal Troilo

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    Tango Masters: Aníbal Troilo

    Writter: Michael Lavocah

    212 pages

    Aníbal Troilo (1914–1975) played the bandoneón with such feeling that he became revered as the most expressive player of the instrument. In 1937 he formed his own orchestra, rapidly establishing it as one of the greatest in the golden age of tango. The hallmarks of this orchestra were its vibrant sound, its ability to deliver a lyric, and the colour and shading in its music, something which Troilo and his musicians explored more and more throughout the 1940s.

  • Carlos Gavito Life, passion and tango

    I wanted to dance

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    I wanted to dance. Carlos Gavito: Life, passion and tango

    Writter: Ricardo Plazaola

    Paper issue: 120 p.; 35 photos.

    CARLOS EDUARDO GAVITO (4/27/1943 – 7/1/2005) was born in La Plata, Argentina. He spent his youth in the barrio of Avellaneda (to the south of Greater Buenos Aires) and the rest of his life circling the globe.

  • Traces. Memories of Resistance

    Traces

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    Traces. Memories of Resistance (Argentina 1974 – 1983)

    Writter: María del Carmen Sillato

    240 pages.

    This book brings together the unpublished works of survivors of State terrorism in Argentina. The painful past emerges on each page to be re-worked and approached from different angles; it invites reflection and is projected toward new audiences.

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    Tango Masters: Osvaldo Pugliese

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    Tango Masters: Osvaldo Pugliese

    Writter: Michael Lavocah

    296 pages

    Osvaldo Pugliese (1905-1995) created a new style of tango music that was beautiful, warm and powerful – the most passionate and intense that tango has ever known. He formed his orchestra in 1939 from a cell in Argentina’s most notorious political prison. Standing firm against decades of persecution for his communist beliefs, he eventually led his musicians and his devoted fans alike to a triumphant night at one of the world’s grandest opera houses.

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    TANGO

    35.00

    TANGO. The structure of the dance 2. The Matrix.

    Writter: Mauricio Castro

    144 pages with illustrations.

    Mauricio Castro´s book offers a new system to help tha dancer creatively develop his/her tango using solidly established technical foundations.