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What music is played in tango events?
logo The whole spectrum of the music genres ( divided in Tangos, Valses, Milongas ) played in organized tango events is structured below; together with a comprehensive structure per era in chronological order from top to bottom and left to right :

Nuevologo The music created and named by Àstor Piazzólla after 1956. This genre is played rarely in the milongas due to its lack of a comprehensive dancing beat on its structure. Tango Nuevo is usually used for performances due to its rich musical elements. Àstor Piazzólla merged beautifully classical, jazz, and tango music in an unparalleled way that made him one of the most revolutionary composers of his time. Some people falsely use the word Nuevo to describe the Electronic era/genre.

Electroniclogo The music created and named by Gotan Project after 1999; it includes the Milongas and Tangos ( there is no significant effort to produce Valses ). It is played numerous times in many milongas around the world and has fanatic followers ( dancers and non-dancers too ). It merges successfully electronic beats and samples with elements from the Classic genre. This genre is responsible for bringing hundreds of thousands of young people closer to tango culture all over the world, and for making millions of sales, due to its vast contemporary and popular sound.

Old Guardlogo 1895 - 1925
1897: A.Menizábal - El entrerriano
1905: E. Saborido - La morocha
1911: V. Greco - Hotel Victoria
1916: G. Rodríguez - La Cumparsita
1920: E. Delfino - MilonguitaOrigins

Early Golden Agelogo 1925 - 1935
1926: J. De Caro - Guardia vieja
1928: R. Firpo - El amanecer
1932: E. Donato - El Huraćan
1935: F. Canaro - Casas viejas

Golden Agelogo 1935 - 1950s
harder rhythm

softer rhythm




1935: J. d'Arienzo - Nueve De Julio
1938: E. Donato - Ella Es Así
1939: R. Biagi - Campo Afuera
1942: R. Tanturi - Asi Se Baila Tango
1953: A. Troilo - A Pedro Maffia
Anibal Troilo

Transition Eralogo end of 1940s - late 1950s
1950: A. Troilo - Che bandoneón
1952: O. Pugliese - La yumba
1954: A. Gobbi - Cuatro novios
Osvaldo Pugliese
Àstor Piazzóllalogo 1955: Chau Paris
1965: El Tango
1975: Bandoneón
1986: Tanguedia III
Àstor Piazzólla

Piazzólla's followers :
Fernando Otero
Marcelo Nisinman
Pablo Ziegler
Sergio Assad
Osvaldo Golijov
Gotan Project
Otros Aires
Carlos Libedinsky

logo The music genres played in organized tango events depend from the organizer, DJ, and the “kind” of the dancers. They can dramatically alter the success of an event, through controling the floor's atmosphere and energy. Different music genres attract different people in these events. Tango dancers that prefer to dance mainly with close embraces, tend to go to milongas that play more or exclusively music from the Classic era. At the same time tango dancers that dance mainly with open embraces or both, tend to go to milongas that also play music from the Electronic era.

logo Experience tells us that the most popular milongas around the world embrace a fine balance from all three above eras and the three types of music ( Tangos, Valses, Milongas ), and mostly from Classic and Electronic.

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