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    Tango Masters: Carlos Di Sarli


    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


    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.”


Latest Books

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    Tango Masters: Aníbal Troilo


    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.

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    TANGO Vol. 1


    TANGO. The structure of the dance 1. The key to its secrets revealed.

    Writter: Mauricio Castro

    130 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.

  • Embracing Tango

    Embracing Tango


    Embracing Tango. Techniques and Metaphores between Tango and Life

    Writter: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    160 pages with illustrations and photos

    Aesthetics, respect and discipline are some of the concepts Benzecry Sabá has analyzed in depth in this book. In its pages dance is understood as a unity that not only plunges us into pleasure, but also raises our spirits.

  • Carlos Gavito Life, passion and tango

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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.

  • Tango Passion and the Rules of the Game

    Tango Passion and the Rules of the Game


    Writter: Margareta Westergård

    210 pages.

    In this book, the strict rules, códigos, and behavioural patterns at the traditional milongas (dance halls) of Buenos Aires are described. They constitute a frame around the tango, which in its unique embrace, el abrazo, is danced here with more devotion and passion than in any other tango environment in the world.