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Music to dance


  Paolo Conte – Alle Prese Con Una Verde Milonga  ➜
Paolo Conte - Alle Prese Con Una Verde Milonga (slower)
Paolo Conte - Alle Prese Con Una Verde Milonga (slower)

March 4th, 2013
Sub-genre(s): slow milonga
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TRACK: Paolo Conte – Alle Prese Con Una Verde Milonga (slower) Conte is an Italian singer in a vein of Leonard Cohen. Browse his discography, you might find some good alternative pieces. There are couple versions of Alle Prese Con Una Verde Milonga: slower and faster. The sample of this post is of a slower  Read more…


    Elvino Vardaro: great violin of tango  ➜
The History of Tango - The Great Violin of Tango / Elvino Vardaro - Recordings 1928-1943

March 2nd, 2013
Genre(s): Golden Age Tango
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As a teenager in Buenos Aires, Piazzolla was absolutely enchanted by Vardaro. With exception of the brief period of leading his own sextet, Vardaro recorded with other orchestras – Cabarelli, Fresedo, Los Provincianos. This album is exquisite compilation of recordings for dancing.


    Fabio Hager Sexteto – Valses  ➜
Hager Sexteto - Valses

March 2nd, 2013
Genre(s): Modern Tango   Sub-genre(s): vals
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The whole album of favorite valses, the most of them are infrequently recorded great pieces. Dancer’s bonanza!


    Horacio Salgan & Ubaldo De Lio – Legends of Tango  ➜
Salgan and DeLio - Legends Of Tango

March 2nd, 2013
Genre(s): Tango of 60s-80s
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Immortal recordings by two greats: Horacio Salgan on piano and Ubaldo de Lio on guitar. Some of the duo’s tracks were recorded live in the 1970s. Perhaps, Astor Piazzolla was in the audience: Piazzolla used to sneak between his own engagements to listen to Salgan. He admired Salgan greatly and chastised him for refusing to  Read more…


  World tango for the dance floor  ➜
mood area 52-La Paloma
mood area 52-La Paloma
Orientango - Last Tango In Paris
Orientango - Last Tango In Paris
Orientango - Tango
Orientango - Tango
Quadro Nuevo - Arriverderci Roma
Quadro Nuevo - Arriverderci Roma
Quadro Nuevo - Tango Del Mare
Quadro Nuevo - Tango Del Mare
Tango Enrosque - Subitango
Tango Enrosque - Subitango
Tango No. 9-Oh, These Dark Eyes (Tango a La Russe)
Tango No. 9-Oh, These Dark Eyes (Tango a La Russe)
Tango Orkesteri Unto - Satumaa (Dreamland)
Tango Orkesteri Unto - Satumaa (Dreamland)
Zbigniew Preisner - Trois Couleurs- Blanc - Morning At The Hotel
Zbigniew Preisner - Trois Couleurs- Blanc - Morning At The Hotel

March 2nd, 2013
Genre(s): Alternative Tango, World Tango
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Zbigniew Preisner’s compositions from the soundtrack to Trois Couleurs has been popular for a long time. Satummaa is a classic Finish tango from the 1940s. It is essentially is the second national hymn of Finland. Oh These Dark Eyes is a classic of Russian tango, popular all over the world. This version, recorded by Tango  Read more…


  Trio Garufa – Valse Sans Nom  ➜
Trio Garufa - Valse Sans Nom
Trio Garufa - Valse Sans Nom

March 2nd, 2013
Sub-genre(s): vals
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Trio Garufa from West Coast of USA recorded several albums for dancers. This is an original composition. TRACK: Trio Garufa – Valse Sans Nom

Trio Pantango – Para Ti, Madre  ➜
Trio Pantango - Para Ti, Madre
Trio Pantango - Para Ti, Madre

March 2nd, 2013
Sub-genre(s): vals
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Prolific trio of the Argentine musicians, recorded many traditional Argentine tango pieces. Some can be played on the dance floor, like this vals. TRACK: Trio Pantango – Para Ti, Madre

Tango Orkestret – Love tango I  ➜

March 2nd, 2013
Sub-genre(s): tango
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Tango Orkestret is the collaboration of five Danish musicians who, since 1989, have explored the musical universe of modern tango. The most of the music is for listening (Piazzolla; Tango Nuevo), but a tune or two can be adopted by adventurous dancers. TRACK: Tango Orkestret – Love tango I


  Tango Enrosque – Francia  ➜
Tango Enrosque - Francia
Tango Enrosque - Francia

March 2nd, 2013
Sub-genre(s): vals
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Originally recorded by Francisco Canaro, this gorgeous vals did not get too much attention from the musicians. I know three very good modern versions: by Joe Powers (with harmonica) and TubaTango. TRACK: Tango Enrosque – Francia

Tango Al Sur – Corazon de oro  ➜
Tango Al Sur - Corazon de oro
Tango Al Sur - Corazon de oro

March 2nd, 2013
Sub-genre(s): vals
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Tango Al Sur – Corazon de oro