Can tango help Parkinson’s Disease?

 

2017-06-14 - Rina Sawaya & partner NadimA feature on Elvino Vardaro leads off, and then Melbourne tango teacher Rina Sawaya discusses her experience of a study looking at tango as an intervention in Parkinson’s Disease. That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

And for further information on dance and Parkinson’s Disease, take a look at  http://ausdance.org.au/articles/details/dance-for-parkinsons-in-australia

Image Credit: https://www.tangoesencia.com.au/tango

PLAYLIST:

  • Bahia Blanca, the name a reference to Di Sarli’s home town of Bahia Blanca, on the bay of the same name on the south side of Buenos Aires province ; a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli on 21 November 1957, with music composed by Carlos Di Sarli.
  • Dominio, meaning ‘Control’; a tango recorded by Orquesta Típica Victor on 17 December 1928, with music composed by Elviro Vardaro, and lyrics by Luis Rubistein.
  • Mi Refugio, meaning ‘My Refuge’; a tango recorded by Adolfo Carabelli on 4 September 1931, with music composed by Juan Carlos Cobián, first recorded in 1922, with lyrics by Pedro Nuna Cordóba, and sung by Alberto Gómez.
  • Te llama mi violín, meaning ‘My Violin Calls To You’; a tango recorded by Osvaldo Fresedo on 27 November 1942, with music composed by Elviro Vardaro, with lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Oscar Serpa.
  • Miedo, meaning ‘Fear’; a concierto recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1957, with music composed by Elvino Vardaro and Antonio Oscar Arona, with lyrics by Francisco García Jiménez.
  • Adios Noniño , the name a reference to Astor Piazzolla’s father, in memory after his death ; a concierto recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1960, with music composed by Astor Piazzolla, with lyrics by Francisco García Jiménez.
  • Dos Fracasos, meaning ‘Two Failures’; a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 31 July 1941, with music composed by Miguel Caló, with lyrics by Homero Expósito, and sung by Alberto Podestá.
  • Marión, a reference to a Parisian woman of that name; a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 27 December 1943, music and lyrics by Luis Rubistein in 1943, and sung by Raúl Iriate.
  • Un Infierno, meaning ‘A Hell’; a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 5 May 1954, with music composed by Francisco Rotundo in 1953, with lyrics by Reinaldo Yiso, and sung by Alberto Podestá.

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