When you are not dancing you can be reading, listening, & watching.
Who were the orchestra leaders, the musicians, and the singers that brought us this unique sound and what clues did they leave for us to recognise them?
This new tango book has hundreds of hyperlinks to the mentioned music tracks and films so that you can see & hear the orchestras and singers - and enjoy their music more than ever.
You can also use use the search, bookmark, and notemaking tools to create your own workbook.
The twenty popular tango orquestras are sub divided into 4 categories for easy assimilation:
The Simple: Canaro, Lomuto, Firpo, Donato, Orquesta Tipica Victor
The Rhythmic: D’Arienzo, Biagi, Tanturi, Rodriguez, Malerba
The Lyrical: Fresedo, Di Sarli, Caló, Demare, D’Agostino, De Angelis
The Complex: De Caro, Laurenz, Pugliese, Troilo
Each orchestra chapter is further split in to 4 parts: Personal Story, Signature Sounds, Singers, Musicians.
Reviews from tango dancers, milonga organisers, DJs, and teachers:
‘There is a charming balance of detail and flow, to make a light and readable story that helps you grow in your understanding. The movement of key people, especially singers across orquestras is also tracked in an accessible way.’
‘It will become one of your go to books when looking up about music.’
‘I like how you have packed this book with readily useful information in a concise form. Your writing has a nice friendly, helpful style’.
‘David’s book is thougtfully written, concise, and entertaining. It’s full of insightful knowledge no matter if you’re a newbie to tango or have loads of knowledge and experience.’
‘It’s a great read, you’ll find stacks of facts, some lively Golden Age gossip and anecdotes, and if you read it while checking out the recommended tracks you’ll have an all-over brilliant multi-media experience.’
Read the Recommendations on: www.tango-journey.com