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Musical Interpretation – Parts 1 & 2

Musical Interpretation (parts 1 & 2) Musical Interpretation. When most people hear the phrase ‘Musical Interpretation’ they usually end up looking at you with a blank stare, blinking their eyes at you now and again, until you use the word that makes sense to them: “Musicality”. And then they’re like, “Weeeeellll! Why didn’t you say so in the first place…..”, and then it’s like you’re best buddies again!  First and foremost, let’s get something out of the way. “Musicality” doesn’t mean what you think it does, as you’ll soon see. Secondly and most importantly the word itself means ‘to BE…

Teaching Musical Interpretation

Teaching Musical Interpretation First let’s get a few things out of the way, more than likely you are thinking about ‘Musicality’ when we invoke the clearer and much more direct implication: Musical Interpretation. Yes ? If so, then understand that what you’re actually saying when you invoke this term is that you want to ‘be’ music. Which is entirely impossible. You can dance to the music, you can write the music, you can listen to the music, but ‘be’ the music ? Not unless you’ve become a sheet of musical notation of late. No. You can not ‘be’ the music….

Musical Interpretation with the Argentine Cross :-)

If you were logged in, you’d see the premium version of this tango topic! Just sayin’… 🙂 Musical Interpretation with the Argentine Cross Dearest Reader: When talking about Musical Interpretation, you’re immediately going to jump to the conclusion that what Tango Topics really means when it says “Musical Interpretation” is ‘Musicality’. No. The word ‘Musicality’ means to be music, that’s what the ‘ity’ ending of the word means. Literally, (from webster’s) “a condition or quality of ‘being’ music”. Tango Topics doesn’t know about you, but we can’t ‘be‘ music. We can listen to the music, we can write the music, we…

Musical Interpretation with Turns

34m:57s in length in 3 Sections. Section 5c1 – Turns – Not Technique – 00:06:51 Section 5c2 – Turns – With a Metronome  – 00:20:57 Section 5c3 – Turns – With Music  – 00:07:09 Pre Requisites for Musical Interpretation Section 5c 1.) Musical Interpretation 1 & 2  with the 6 Walking Systems2 .) Musical Interpretation 3 & 4 with Alternation & Symmetry 3.) Musical Interpretation 5a  with Traveling Ochos 4.) Musical Interpretation 5b with The Argentine Cross This video is NOT for sale. You can only view it with a Tango Topics Subscription. The Missing Information. Dearest Reader. TangoTopics is glad that you want…

Musical Interpretation with Traveling Ochos! :-)

If you were logged in, you’d see the premium version of this tango topic! Just sayin’… 🙂 Musical InterpretationTraveling Ochos Musical Interpretation. Another aspect of Musical Interpretation is what happens when you start to apply very specific pieces of Tango Vocabulary to fit with the music. It is through this specificity of the vocabulary choice, and really the granular control of that specificity, not to mention the variation (and the variable control of the variation) that musical interpretation starts to take on its true purpose There are 4 pieces of vocabulary that embody the idea of musical interpretation

Musical Interpretation

Musical Interpretation Back to the Library Interpretation Part – The 5 Musical Pause Types (00:16:15) play click here no article at this time no purchase download not available Interpretation Part 1 – Opening (00:02:48) play click here article click here no purchase download not available Interpretation Part 1 – The ‘What’ Part (00:10:59) play click here article click here no purchase download not available Interpretation Part 1 – The ‘What’ Part Example (00:05:40) play click here article click here no purchase download not available Interpretation Part 1 – The ‘How’ Part (00:03:02) play click here article click here no purchase download not available…

Musical Interpretation – Parts 3 & 4

If you were logged in, you’d see the premium version of this tango topic! Just sayin’… 🙂 Musical Interpretation – Parts 3 & 4 One aspect of Musical Interpretation that almost never gets talked about is the how you actually Interpret the Music. How do you develop the skills necessary to allow you to interpret the music in such a way as to make it structured, clear, clean and most of all appear ‘fluid’ ? How do you do that ? That’s what workshops and classes are for, right ? Yes and no. The ‘Yes’ part should be self-explanatory by isn’t….

Thought 134 – Getting Into The Encuentro

…dance. Let’s be clear about something when we say “Musical Interpretation”, this isn’t about stepping on the beat and then stopping at the pauses and starting up again. This is, however, about creating a latticework of ideas that align with what’s happening musically. Most people don’t do that. They dance haphazardly to the music in a random fashion that has a few moments of “hey that worked”, but doesn’t. This is not that. Musical Interpretation means hearing X, doing Y, and then co-creating Z from within some kind of actual structure to enhance what’s happening musically. It means thinking out…

La Variación – Tango Topics

…The example below starts at 1:06 of the piece and goes through to lead up to the La Variación so that you hear the progression. That said, it wouldn’t kill you to start your Tango Music studies with Tango Topics. We have a range of courses to help you hear the structure of Tango Music itself, as well as what to do with it using our Musical Interpretation Series. free registration ?  practical tango advice. tango thoughts. free videos & more. Have you seen our Musical Interpretation Series ? It covers Walking, Traveling Ochos, Milonguero Ochos, The Argentine Cross, and the Follower’s Molinete and…

Advice 135 – New York

…we have here on TangoTopics to help with that process. Our Musical Interpretation Series as well as our Musical Studies series which is available to all gold and diamond level subscribers. One last thing: There are several Tango scenes in NYC (Performance/Scenario Tango, Social Tango, Ballroomy Tango, ‘Coolkids’ Tango, Holier-Than-Thou Tango, Outside Tango). And with a few exceptions there is not, sadly, a lot of cross pollination between them. But then again, NY boasts over 20 milongas and practicas a week, and in the summer time there are 4 outdoor Milongas and a few private Milonga/Practica gatherings. It has been…

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