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    My text book was the El-Flete dance scene of Tango Lesson, 1997. In the order of appearence: David Derman (del centro), Naveira (nuevo)...
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    Gssh replied to the thread Musicality trouble..?.
    I certainly can't now - and i am pretty sure that i wouldn't have been able to if i had been at their places in their time. When i was...
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    Gssh replied to the thread Musicality trouble..?.
    I agree- this is the big can of worms - it is basically impossible to talk about the "difficulty" of a style when anything can be done...
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    *laugh* as i said, nobody else ever likes him. I think i was so texture starved after coming from the amorphous soundclouds of...
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    Gssh replied to the thread Musicality trouble..?.
    do they? i mean they could, theoretically, but nuevo is often not adaptive enough to the environment to actually do this in practive -...
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    I was mostly thinking about the florishes by the orchestra - e.g. i adore piano runs (which is one of the reasons i like maderna, even...
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    that sounds good to me, too - what i see is that is is sometimes difficult to understand what a dancers relationship with the music is...
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    Gssh replied to the thread Musicality trouble..?.
    After seeing opendoor contrasting neo with retro i now like the name "neo" less - it is not a new (and improved?) version of the old...
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    Which doesn't mean that people actually dance on it .... it sometimes almost hurts to witness the ronda with a vals (which is not helped...
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    Gssh replied to the thread Musicality trouble..?.
    Not just in the 30's 40's - just look at Villa Urquiza (and the interesting phenomenon of how many people outside of BA both try to...
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    I had some nice dances when both me and my partner were we danced together using our audible connection with the rhythm implied in the...
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    There are not people that are stronger than ballet and especially modern dancers - i think it comes down to the application of strength...
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    Gssh replied to the thread Musicality trouble..?.
    Nah, it was not intended as a criticism. The question if history/roots/sociological parallels have use in improving my current tango is...
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    Gssh replied to the thread Musicality trouble..?.
    I am going back and forth about the question in which these parallels are actually useful to us as dancers - i think they are useful for...
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    For me: A la luz del candil (i have a soft spot for murder ballads - i also love hugo race, nick cave and pj harvey) Se dice de mi (i...
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