As mentioned in a previous tip, there are repeating elements (R) (the same rhythm and melody, or just the same rhythm) and concluding elements (C) in tango music. Call and response is another central concept in tango music. A musical idea appears and a musical...

In tango music, musical ideas of various lengths often repeat themselves. Usually, the repetition happens for two or three times, followed by a conclusive or bridging musical element. ...

The variación (variation in English) is the ending segment of tango music where instruments, especially bandoneon, do a virtuoso performance with short notes....

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...