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Uruguay's contribution to the tango.

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Tango and its origin in Uruguay

Daniel Indart investigations indicate that was in Montevideo in the Hub of the North where clearly heard and danced the tango for the first time from the twilight of the nineteenth century. Years later the Academy San Felipe and Santiago would be, also in Montevideo , the first to be milongueros.

Uruguayan milonga Buenos Aires Milonga this devoted to Eastern thanking memories evenings and Ceibal. The taste of the oriental with these words painted, is the flavor of what is equal and a bit different. Milonga so many things to be running away; the fifth with gazebo and the tiled plinth. In your band sunrise off the lamp del Cerro and giving joy sand and a wave. Milonga drovers sick and tired of land and road pitaban black snuff in the Paso del Molino. On the shores of Uruguay, I remember that outlaw crossed it, turned on the tail of overo. The first tango milonga which broke, do not care, in the homes of Junín or Yerbal houses. As in the strips of a loop our history is intertwined, the story of a horse it smells of blood and a glory. Milonga of that gauchos they boldly attacked in the pampa, which is sound, or blade Haedo. Who said of whom were those enemy spears that will wear over time whether Ramirez or Artigas? To fight like brothers was good any court; they say those who saw Cagancha his last sun. Shoulder to shoulder or chest to chest, how many times we fight. How many times we ran, how many times we ran! Milonga del forgotten who dies and who does not complain; milonga throat tajeada from ear to ear. Tamer's Milonga Colts hard hat from and happy silver the implement of the dark. Milonga de la milonga in the shadow of ombú, milonga other Hernández who fought in Paysandu. Milonga for time go erasing borders for something they have the same color the two flags. "Argentines live in the lazy security of being a great country, a country whose very excess land could be evidence, if not the offspring of bulls and the ferocity of their plain food. If the rain and the gringo providential providential fail us, Chicago will be the villa of this planet and even a bakery. The East does not. Hence the heroic desire clear and distinct, their determination to be themselves, soul and early bird finder. If many times over seeker was found, envy is base . The sun in the mornings, often over San Felipe de Montevideo before here. " Jorge Luis Borges

Himself has confessed Jorge Luis Borges that without a doubt the milonga born this side of the Rio de la Plata (Uruguay), and has hinted that probably also tango has had the same origin , as he puts it in his "Milonga for the East", mentioning two streets of the ancient Old City of Montevideo. As pointed Uruguayan poet Horacio Ferrer, president of the Academy of Tango in Argentina , in Buenos Aires SADAIC have been registered about 34,000 titles < /b> while Montevideo AGADU recorded tangos add 17,000 . What clearly quantifies the great contribution of Uruguay to tango and also set the volume of the genre that over 50,000 works only between Uruguay and Argentina. Two Uruguayan signed the two most popular genre tango : Gerardo Matos Rodriguez, creator of Cumparsita , the anthem of the tango, and Horacio "Pintín" Castellanos , composer of The Stab , Queen of the milongas. In the eastern margin also born Carlos Gardel, José Razzano, Julio Sosa, the male tango , Humberto Correa, author of My Old viola, Francisco Canaro , creator of Sentimiento Gaucho Tito Cabano, author of A bowling, Joseph Banner, creator of Mimi Pinzón, Carlos César Lenzi composer A media luz , Samuel Linnig Milonguita author, the author of Julian Paniza, Héctor María Artola, the first tango arranger, and Silva Valdés, Soriano, Pattern, Gavioli, Bianchi, Federico Silva, Alberto Mastra, Carlos Roldan, Enrique Campos, Nina Miranda, Carlos Olmedo, and the very Irineo Leguisamo , the formidable jockey. In more recent times can include Mario Benedetti, Horacio Ferrer, César Zagnolli, Miguel Villasboas, Luis Di Matteo, Adriana Lapalma, Gustavo Nocetti, Malena Muyala, Alberto Rivero, Olga Delgrossi, Ernesto Restano, Ulises Passarella, Raul Jaurena, among others . Also remember that was the sanducero Alfredo Gobbi (see explanation), with his Chilean wife, Flora Rodriguez and Argentine singer-songwriter Angel Villoldo, the pioneer in taking the first expedition tango to Europe. Two "Alfredos Gobbis" and the two Uruguayans. Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi was born in Paysandu, father of Alfredo Gobbi July Floro, who was born in Paris. Alfredo Julio, the son of aliens who temporarily lived in Paris, is registered as a Uruguayan, and that French law, born in Gaul acquires the nationality of their parents, in this case that of his father. Some time later confirms this condition on Uruguayan soil. Gobbi son was the creator and promoter of a fundamental style of significance among the greatest instrumental expressions, great piano player, was spiritually musical son of Julio De Caro and Carlos Di Sarli and an imaginative composer of tangos such as "wanderer", "Camandulaje "" What a night! "," A Orlando Goñi, and others. The first tango heard in France back in 1905 he authored The brunette Uruguayan musician Enrique Sabol . On his second trip to Paris seven years later settled in Europe Saborido first Tango Dance Academy. Another famous Parisian salons where he taught dance was led by Andrade black, one blue player selected member of the 1924 Olympics that changed the boots for leather shoes. During the First World War was a vibrant Montevideo tango scene where for several years was to act personalities who would later be our music. It was on this side of the hand Plata Pascual Contursi tango began to tell stories. It was here that the great Collazo, Solis, Mondino and Fontaine did the tango grip with titles such as Child Garufa and well, and his famous Farewell my neighborhood. In the land of Canaro, San José, the incomparable Enrique Santos Discépolo wrote and released his first book entitled Cupcake (1924) and Teatro Urquiza of Montevideo, in the same year and probably made in Uruguay, premiered his tango That vachaché . In 1929 and July 18 Theatre premiered "eltango hoped that both husbands' Victoria. And in the 1930's were released here in Montevideo: Just 31 and believe it or not. Although not unique. Enrique Delfino opened here among other works the tangos Sans Souci and Re Fa Si. Omar Kelly South premiered tango Troilo and Manzi. The tiger of the bandoneon Eduardo Arolas released among other titles the old law tango. In the 1940's came the great orchestras, new voices emerged and became poets. Was no longer the voice of Gardel. The tango filled tracks. D'Arienzo summoned with his band, his singers and rhythm dance in the famous carnival Montevideo . In the 1950's formed the orchestras of Puglia-Pedroza, still active, Racciatti, Orrico, etc. In the 1960s, stands the figure of Julio Sosa . It comes in the following decade when more bitter for the democracies of the Río de la Plata, and tango among others went into exile in European countries. After a nap in the '80s become interested in the young to dance the dance of the grandparents, are dusting off old bandoneon players and discs, shoes shine for further steps. In 1996 Montevideo's Ciudad de la Cultura Iberoamericana Capital and headquarters of the III World Tango Summit. Throughout the city, its streets, rooms and halls, thousands of foreign and Uruguayan tango dance and listen. A great success that demonstrated the validity of the tango and sparked the interest of many. Suddenly we realized that the tango had made it past their brothels to become a hundred years after his birth, a distinguished music, if you will, elitist, deep, melancholy, yes, but not sad, philosophical and metaphysical. Dr. Tabare Vazquez asked the Montevideo Philharmonic Orchestra to present his show Galas de Tango in the acts of his presidential inauguration. In a historic day for democracy Uruguayan tango show deployed was cheered by hundreds of thousands of spectators and broadcast on television and the Internet worldwide.

Source: http://www.lobuenodeuruguay.com/Internas/tango.html

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