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Locating the Tango

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

Where does Argentine tango exist? Does it rightly belong to some more than others? How will dependency upon global interest and tango tourism impact the dance over time? Do government efforts to ... More


Tango Nuevo

Carolyn Merritt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book examines a controversial topic that has yet to be addressed in the literature on Argentine tango, the most recent incarnation of tango nuevo (new tango) dance. Alternately attributed to ... More


What's So New about Tango Nuevo?

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Is there truly a new tango? How does today's nuevo differ from earlier incarnations, circa 1940 and 1960? Why do there exist countless interpretations of the term, and what exactly is at stake in ... More


Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

Kacey Link and Kristin Wendland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199348220
eISBN:
9780199348268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348220.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book offers an inside view of Argentine tango music in the context of the growth and development of the art form’s instrumental and stylistic innovations. It trace tango’s historical and ... More


Finding Tango: From the Golden Age to the Twenty-First Century

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

Surveying the parallel histories of Argentina and the tango, Chapter 2 highlights the particular place of the country and its most famous dance in the global imaginary, as well as the impact of ... More


¿Droga o terapia?(Drug or Therapy?)

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

What does tango's global renaissance say about contemporary life? Are addiction and therapy flip sides of the same coin, and is there a threshold for suffering in tango? Are new tango venues and ... More


Manejame como un auto (Drive Me Like a Car)

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

To what extent is the growth of tango nuevo facilitating a more autonomous position for women within the dance? In this chapter, I examine the performance of sex and gender in Argentine tango. From ... More


Argentine Tango: A Multidimensional Art Form

Kacey Link and Kristin Wendland

in Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199348220
eISBN:
9780199348268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348220.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introduction seeks to meet the reader at a common point of reference by beginning with a discussion of popular conceptions of tango in all its dimensions of practice (music, poetry, and dance) ... More


Introduction

Kathy Davis

in Dancing Tango: Passionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760291
eISBN:
9780814762912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760291.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter briefly explores how the Argentinean tango became a global phenomenon by describing the dance through the eyes of the aficionados and aficionadas for whom tango is more than ... More


Queering Tango

Kathy Davis

in Dancing Tango: Passionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760291
eISBN:
9780814762912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760291.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses how queer tango has changed tango as a dance, the interactions between the dancers, and the regimes of the salon. Drawing upon interviews with aficionados, it addresses why ... More


There Is No New Tango

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Why do dancers in Argentina insist that there is “no such thing as tango nuevo”? How is it that flying limbs, gender-bending, electronica, and bell-bottoms are all cited as evidence of something new ... More


Prologue: Travels in Tango

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

The prologue introduces the reader to the topic of tango nuevo and to the tensions between preservation and evolution in contemporary Argentine tango. Beginning with tango's global reach and ... More


Epilogue: Las vueltas de la vida (Life's Twists and Turns)

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

The epilogue addresses recent changes in the dance through another “new” generation of dancers, based upon observations in the U.S. and Buenos Aires since 2008. Interviews with young porteño dancers ... More


Epilogue: Should a Feminist Dance Tango?

Kathy Davis

in Dancing Tango: Passionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760291
eISBN:
9780814762912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760291.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter disentangles the normative assumptions that make tango and feminism incompatible. The first assumption concerns the relationship between passion and tango. Argentinean tango ... More


Dancing Tango: Passionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Kathy Davis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760291
eISBN:
9780814762912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760291.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Argentinean tango is a global phenomenon. Never before has tango been danced by so many people and in so many different places as today. Argentinean tango is more than a specific music and style of ... More


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