Tag Archive: dance research

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

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

Strut on #WordyMonday

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I choose this shot of Louise Ahl strutting offstage with two chairs in response to HoboDad’s WordyMonday suggestion of the word Strut. Interestingly I’ve written about this performance in a previous WordyMonday post… 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