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Tango in Depth

A blog about classical tango music

Di Sarli vs. Pugliese: Contrasting Views on Beat and Tempo

by Heikki 5. June 2014 01:14
Carlos Di Sarli and Osvaldo Pugliese belong to the big names of the Golden Era of tango. Although they both made very melodic music, they developed their distinctive styles that differ from each other in many respects. In this post we discuss their differences in handling beat and tempo. [More]

Tiempos viejos y nuevos: A Short History of Tempo

by Heikki 23. December 2012 00:32
There are many factors that affect your sensation of music. The basic thing that dictates the feeling of liveliness vs. calmness or lightness vs. heaviness more than anything else is, of course, tempo, i.e. the simple beats-per-minute rate of the musical pulse. [More]
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