Tango Music Educational Radio Show


Tango Tales radio show is not about playing music only – it is about educating the listeners about Argentine tango – music & dance. The show is broadcasted on Saturdays 9:00-10:00am on Portsmouth Community Radio ( listen on line www.wscafm.org), but you can DOWNLOAD the most of the episodes from the show’s site:www.tangotales.com.



Brief history of tango music. Told by the semi-professional pianist Max Valentinuzzi, who played during Golden Age

Jorge Luis Borges: blindness and his tango poetry

Histories of old tangos: La Paloma, El Choclo, Caminito…

Understanding the genius of Astor Piazzolla (with Osvaldo Golijov, Yo-yo Ma, Carlos Prieto)


ABOVE ALL… TANGO is a COMMUNAL AFFAIR: if you have something interesting to say – about music or dance – you are welcome to contact me! Thank you for listening and contributing

Elmira Cancelada
show host, Tango Tales

Portsmouth Community Radio 106.1 FM SATURDAYS 9:00-10:00 AM ET Internet:www.wscafm.org



Do you want to be a better dancer

but don’t feel you are getting what you need from your teachers?

Or do you get contradictory advice from different partners?

I got tired of hearing men tell me to be “natural”, “don’t do anything”, and “you’re floppy”, followed by “you’re stiff” …  So I studied biomechanics until I could teach perfect connection quickly.

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