Tango Music Fundamentals I Masterclass: Rhythmic Base Elements(Extended Version)
Tuesday 17th August - 8 pm Europe -ONLINE
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Tango Music Fundamentals Masterclass I : Rhythmic Base Elements in Tango Music. (Extended Version)
About the Masterclass:
This will be a 1.45 hr(aprox) long Masterclass.
We'll explore and explain the 'Rhythmic Base Patterns' used by musicians in Argentine Tango. These patterns are fundamental to the constitution of the genre. With musical examples from the “Golden Age” era of tango (and beyond) plus live intervention of proffesional musicians, Mariano will show the different kinds of marcatos, Yumba, Havanera, Arrastre, Syncopation, 332, 333, sense of tempo, Ritenuto, Rubato & much more, plus the 'evolution' of these elements in the different styles and orchestras.
About Mariano Laplume:
Professional Tango Musician & Dancer
Prior to being a professional tango dancer, Mariano had a very exciting and successful career as a musician. He had the talent and good fortune to play first as a violist then violinist in:
- The Academic Orchestra of Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires (Classical Music)
- Orchestra Tipica Imperial (Tango)
- Orchestra of Tango Styles of the National Academy of Tango
- after which he cofounded and became very well know as the energetic violinist of the internationally renowned and much loved SEXTETO MILONGUERO.
During his career as a Tango Musician, Mariano has played in more than 60 milongas, festivals & concerts in Buenos Aires/Argentina and over 100 more around the world.
As a dancer he and his partner, Maral Kojayan, set up a tango school and milonga(Tango Garden) in London, UK from 2012. They recently moved to Rotterdam, NL and are teaching @ Cuartito Azul, (Rotterdam,NL) and Check2Cheek(Amersfoort,NL) while working as Dj and spreading his love of tango music with his Music Tango Seminars in diferent cities of Europe.
Mariano is also a fully qualified Alexander Technique Teacher, he trained between 2013-15 at the Constructive Teaching Centre in London (the oldest and most prestigious Alexander Technique school worldwide)
Registration and Payment:
Cost: 15 euros to be paid to a Paypal or NL Bank Account.
As this is the first of two parts, if you register for the two Masterclasses you'll get 5 Euros off, from 30 to 25 euros.
You can choose this option in the registration form.
Tango Music Fundamentals II: Expressive elements in Argentine Tango Music.
***If you cannot attend to one or both of the Masterclasses you can also get the recorded version once is uploaded to the Tango Musci Coach channel***
As a former Sexteto Milonguero musician and actual tango dancer and teacher I've created a Tango Music Seminar to teach the fundaments of tango music theory from the perspective of a musician(and dancer) applied to the milongueros. I share a lot of information that musicians are familiar with , but tested to not to be too technical for non-musicians and milongueros, and because of that, more undestandable and aplicable to their dance.
Mariano has been teaching it in person around Europe, like London,UK Reading,UK Rotterdam,NL Amersfoort, NL The Hague,NL , Malaga, SP.
He has also an Online format of the seminar.
"It was great to hear the tango music and different aspects of it explained by a professional musician! It should almost be compulsory for everyone in London Tango"
"This was an excellent eye opener... essential knowledge"
"very informative, good humoured and insightful..."
"Really useful insights into the styles... it has unlocked some ways to put more expression into each dance"
"Now I know better what to listen for..."