Buenos Aires and tango are synonymous terms, and tango is an integral part of the large city. You can find the tango all over Buenos Aires: in it’s mythical cafes, at the milongas, and by walking around the city’s authentic neighborhoods.
The history of the Argentine Tango, from tango’s humble beginnings to its latest developments, is part of the grand history of Buenos Aires.
Stravinskian rhythmic stabs, sparse-textured counterpoint, jazz harmony and driving bass lines to harass the tortured souls of violin and bandoneon into ever more lachrymose and sinuous displays of virtuosity. Through these means, Piazzolla renewed both… Read More »Astor Piazzolla Biography