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    Blackness in Tango

    15.00

    Blackness in Tango.
    A story of love hidden in the notes

    Writer: Mónica María Fumagalli

    64 pages with colour illustrations and Photos.

    Slaves took part in the founding of Buenos Aires and in the wars that shaped its destiny. One of the first bandoneón players in history was the son of slaves: it’s difficult to imagine tango as a creation indifferent to the presence of Blacks.

  • Embracing Tango

    Embracing Tango

    18.00

    Embracing Tango. Techniques and Metaphores between Tango and Life

    Writer: 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.

  • I Am Tango

    20.00

    I Am Tango. Biography of Maria Nieves

    Writer: 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.”

  • I wanted to dance

    15.00

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

    Writer: Ricardo Plazaola

    120 pages with 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.

  • Inside Tango Argentino

    20.00

    Writer: Antón Gazenbeek

    248 Pages, 97 Photos

    During the dark years of military dictatorship, Tango had fallen into oblivion all over the world, even in Argentina. The “Tango Argentino” tango show was the show that led to the worldwide revival of interest in Tango. He made his debut in Paris, then conquered Broadway and, later, the whole world…

  • New Glossary of Tango Dance

    20.00

    New Glossary of Tango Dance. Key Tango Argentino dance terms.

    Writter: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    100 pages with photos.

    The New Glossary of Tango Dance comes is the result of a 10 year long thoughtful research. Its first edition, published in 2004 was an outstanding success. It´s demand all over the world made it be re-printed several times.

  • New Glossary of Tango Dance + DVD

    40.00

    New Glossary of Tango Dance. Key Tango Argentino dance terms.

    Writer: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    100 Pages with photos + 1 DVD showing 285 Tango words and movements.

    The New Glossary of Tango Dance comes is the result of a 10 year long thoughtful research. Its first edition, published in 2004 was an outstanding success. It´s demand all over the world made it be re-printed several times.

  • Tango Awareness

    27.00

    Writer: Mauricio Castro

    128 pages.

    Learning to dance tango. Looking and feeling great is only the beginning. Find out how some dancers learn faster and better than others. Understanding the solid principals of Tango Awareness will make your mind drift away into the comfort zone. Being yourself while you learn is easy.

  • Tango Passion and the Rules of the Game

    16.00

    Writer: 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.

  • Tango Queer Buenos Aires

    16.00

    Writer: Mariana Docampo

    130 pages

    All dance spaces (with their traditions, their physical requirements, their gendered performances) can be thought of as political devices for the body and its practices. They are cultural zones where possible forms of life are rehearsed—often in an unconscious way. They set in motion new probable and improbable relationships among bodies.

  • TANGO Vol. 1 (English)

    25.00

    TANGO. The Structure of the Dance 1. The key to its secrets revealed.

    Writer: 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.

  • TANGO Vol. 2

    35.00

    TANGO. The Structure of the Dance 2. The Matrix.

    Writer: 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.

  • TANGO. An anxious quest for freedom

    20.00

    Writers: Gloria and Rodolfo Dinzel

    Translated by Martin Harvey, 115 pages with illustrations.

    For the first time a literary work on tango dynamics attempts to dialogue about the technical and theoretical aspects of this dance, that is ¨porteña¨, and shows us to the world.

  • The Quest for the Embrace

    30.00

    The Quest for the Embrace. The History of Tango Dance (1800-1983)

    Writer: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    240 pages with illustrations.

    In 2009, UNESCO declared the Argentine tango to be part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Preceding this honor, there is a long history of men and women that created the dance, giving form to a way of life.

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    The Tango Scene

    18.00

    The Tango Scene. Swing in

    Writter: Sonia Abadi

    116 pages.

    “El bazar de los abrazos”, written by Sonia Abadi, takes us through the world of dancing tango where men and women are the main characters of this universe of dreams and reality.

    Through its pages we travel to the milonga, “a permament emergency room for those who suffer the lack of tango, life and acquaintances”.

  • Traces. Memories of Resistance (Argentina 1974 – 1983)

    15.00

    Writer: 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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