The Tango Decades: 1940-1944


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Bringing a different perspective to the music of tango, The Tango Decades is an 8-part series focusing on a horizontal slice of what was hot, decade by decade, as tango blossomed over 40 years. This fourth episode introduces the music and singing as the Golden Age of tango for dancing blossomed from 1940 to 1944.   That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: The evolution of microphone technology profoundly influenced the direction of tango for dancing, shifting the emphasis over the 2 decades from 1923 to 1942 from mainly instrumental music to the exquisite balance of lyric, music, and voice that combined emotional depth with dancability through the early 1940s. Image of Shure 55 microphone by Holger.Ellgaard and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 unported licence. Image of Raúl Berón singing on air at Radio Belgrano in 1943 from


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