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It’s all about the dog (and tango of course) #dance #photos #tandatuesday

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It’s always great when I find a new perspective from which to show the social dances I shoot so I was really happy to discover that neither dog nor owner minded my including… Continue reading

If you’re waiting for #tandatuesday I’m sorry

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I’ve barely had the time to meet my contractual commitments. I’ve discovered that 3 big shoots a day is too many, and 2 shoots and an interview is too much as well. I… Continue reading

Courting Cortinas – a #tandatuesday post

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Lynn Collins spends hours choosing cortinas; “because I think they are a vital part of the flavour of a milonga. Choice depends on [the] time of day, harmony with tango music and general… Continue reading

Cortinas and Continuity, a #TandaTuesday Post

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The dramaturgy of a milonga isn’t influenced just by the arcs of its component tandas. A choice of cortina can also contribute significantly to mood and movements around the floor. This is why… Continue reading

The Milonga arc in larger events – a late #TandaTuesday post

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Having established the artistic, emotional and practical shape of a milonga and its component parts, the next logical step is to examine how and whether different milongas should be shaped by the festival… Continue reading

Structure tracks and tandas on #TandaTuesday

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Finding the perfect combination of tracks for a particular milonga is a complex challenge. “If the very same DJ plays the very same tanda in 2 different milongas (not different continents or countries,… Continue reading

Sorry – no #tandatuesday this week

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I have some really horrible deadlines and can’t do the subject justice, although there is a whole lot more I’d very much like to talk about. I will have the time next week… Continue reading

DJs and Decision Making on #tandatuesday

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Rather than dive into details of tandas and timing I thought this post should set the scene, so I’m starting with an overview of how people feel about DJs and the music they… Continue reading

Introduction to #TandaTuesday

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If you know anything about Argentine tango you’ll know that traditional salon tango is played in tandas (groups of tunes) punctuated by cortinas (non-tango musical breaks). You might not, however, be aware of… Continue reading

Morning Glory: A morning rave set me up nicely #LoveMyJob

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I went down to cover Morning Glory this morning (along, it would seem, with the rest of the UK’s national and local media and bloggerati). Everyone – and I do mean everyone –… Continue reading