ASTOR PIAZZOLLA, CRISTOBAL REPETTO, JUAN D'ARIENZO & OTHERS

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One of the most fascinating of all dances, the tango is a sensual ballroom dance that originated in South America in the early twentieth century. Tango is usually performed by a man and a woman, expressing an element of romance in their synchronized movements. Originally, the tango was performed only by women, but once it spread into Argentina, it developed into a dance for couples. The popularity of the tango has greatly increased over the years. Argentine Tango is much more intimate than Modern Tango, and is well-suited to dancing in small settings. Argentine Tango retains the intimacy of the original dance.

Tango was brought to Argentina from China. It became the erotic dance prostitutes practiced with men in brothels and tango bars.

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