When tango first emerged, the church banned it because it was the music of the “immoral” factions of society. It was no longer banned when the coup of 1930 occurred, but there was censorship of lyrics that supported populist ideas and used lunfardo, the slang of the working classes in Buenos Aires and Montevideo.
Why is tango important in Argentina?
The soul of Buenos Aires is expressed through this song. The tango reflects its inhabitants way of being and its folklore. They abandoned their sorrow to this music that became the worlds symbol for Argentina, and Argentinas symbol for Buenos Aires.
Why is tango so difficult?
Several reasons. First, because of congestion: if one couple does not move, the couples behind it cant move either or start to overtake, whipping the dancefloor into a mess. Second, in tango we have many complicated figures and when we dance complicated stuff, we tend to remain in one spot.
How do I get better at Argentine Tango?
Dont just practice, practice all the time. Whenever you are not sitting in a chair or lying in bed, you can be practicing tango. Use your mirror neurons. Your brain is wired up to master movements from watching other people.Take notes and use them. Dont dance habitually. Listen to tango music while transporting.16 Jan 2012
Which is easier salsa or tango?
Tango and salsa are both different and opposite form of dances, even then people compare it with each other by their moves, flexibility, counts or beats. People predict that tango is easier than salsa, but actually tango is very difficult. It needs lots of basic techniques and one should remember all the counts.