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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR TANGO EAR

To an untrained ear, tango music is complex and the songs seem too similar from one song to another. With training, you will begin to notice the differences and the importance of those differences.

Initially, you need to distinguish between orchestras and eras to get a general sense of the mood of the music. (See Tango History).

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DANCE WITH YOUR TANGO EAR

Musicians develop their musical ear, along with their technique, to elevate their musical abilities with their instruments. Like those musicians, we as dancers should train ours. Tango music is very rich with various flavors and moods, from one song to the next. If you choose to train your tango ear, you'll be able to hear the nuances in the music and be able to play with those nuances in your dance.  

 

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR TANGO EAR

To an untrained ear, tango music is complex and the songs seem too similar from one song to another. With training, you will begin to notice the differences and the importance of those differences.

Initially, you need to distinguish between orchestras and eras to get a general sense of the mood of the music. (See Tango History).

The nex