Spanish dances tango


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Spanish dances tango

  1. 1. Spanish 2Tango DancePeriod 12/13<br />Group members: Andrew Zanoni,<br />Dan Dugo, Liam Walleck, Kathy Perkins, Katherine Hesser, Heather Sperlazzo<br />
  2. 2. Origin, Location, and Time Period<br />Started in 1910<br />It came from the cultures of Africa, Argentina, and Uruguay<br />
  3. 3. Occasions<br />Tango dancing and music are most commonly done at parties, gatherings and holidays.<br />
  4. 4. Cultural Comparison<br />Tango dance and music originated in the area of the Rio de la Plata, and spread to the rest of the world soon after.<br />
  5. 5. Traditional Dress<br />For the girls, the basic clothing worn is a skirt or dress about half-way down the thigh or ankle length, tights or stockings, medium heels.<br />For the boys, it’s generally black pants, with a fairly tight shirt/top.<br />
  6. 6. Popular Artists<br />Carols Gardel<br />Hector del Curto<br />Bernardo Monk<br />
  7. 7. Associated Dances<br />Argentine Tango<br />Uruguayan Tango<br />Ballroom Tango<br />Finnish Tango<br />Vintage Tango<br />
  8. 8. Tango Music<br />Trumpet Tango by Eddie Calvert<br />
  9. 9. Video description<br />Rudolph Valentino was an Italian actor and early pop icon, known as the "Latin Lover.” Valentino was one of the most popular international stars of the 1920’s during the silent film era. This dance scene was from Rudolph Valentino’s movie, “The Four Horseman and The Apocalypse.” He is dancing with actress Beatrice Dominguez to the song “La Cumparsita.”<br />
  10. 10. Video of Tango Dancing<br />
  11. 11. Instruments<br /><ul><li> Accordion
  12. 12. Bass
  13. 13. Cello
  14. 14. Violin
  15. 15. Piano
  16. 16. Flute
  17. 17. Trumpet
  18. 18. Bandoneón</li></li></ul><li>Vocabulary<br />El bandoneón = a mini accordion<br />La letra = lyrics<br />El lunfardo = an Argentine slang<br />Los músicos = musicians<br />El paso = step<br />