Chopin music is very delicate. So how do we take our tango and make it more delicate?
1 Mark makes lots of space and time for the Revel to adorn.
Marking the Revel’s first and second projection
2 During the projections, the Mark can use the Revel’s leg as if it is on a puppet string. She can also add some expression within the direction he gives.
Expressing within the transfer of weight
We can granulate the transfer of weight to express long notes, or Chopin’s fast cascades of melody. Either dancer can do this on their own (like an adorno) during the transfer of weight, or it can be marked.
3. Concentrate in controlling and expressing during the transfer.
Dancing the Melody
In Chopin it’s very obvious that we dance the Melody. Now try with a tango. Dance only the bandoneon and violin…