Musicality

The variación (variation in English) is the ending segment of tango music where instruments, especially bandoneon, do a virtuoso performance with short notes. The length of variación is usually 10 to 30 seconds. El Recodo by Biagi has 10 seconds of variación (from 2:11): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzddI1uIAFE   No me extraña...

While dancing to tango music, consider your body as master instrument of the music. You emphasize certain parts of the music with your dancing. Imagine that your dancing is a flashlight on the landscape of the music, or a highlighter pen on the music. When...

"Beats" are the pulses of tango music. Beats are generally present from the beginning to the end of a song. There is a milonguero saying that whatever (for example, adornos and fast steps) you are doing, it is OK as long as you are in...