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What you will learn

  • G​ain an appreciation for the Argentine Tango as a multidimensional art form, including music, dance, and poetry.

  • L​ist the components that make a tango.

  • E​explore the tango as a living art form today and how it can be used to cross cultural boundaries and stereotypes.

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Beginner Level
Approx. 6 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Module 1: The Many Dimensions of Tango and Tango Music

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 51 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
The Early History of Tango14m
Instrumentation and Melody6m
Rhythm and Meter5m
The Development of Instrumental Tango9m
Interview with Bolotin & Possetti13m
6 readings
Welcome5m
Accessing the Course Playlist & Resources10m
Module 1 Playlist (Song References)10m
Listening Activity15m
For Further Study (Readings & Resources)10m
Watch Bolotin & Possetti's Concert at Emory30m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Tango Words and Movements

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 44 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
The Tango as Dance9m
Tango Evolution: Dancer Interviews17m
The Steps of Social Tango Dancing Taught by Clint & Shelly2m
Clint & Shelly Dance Demo2m
Conclusion2m
2 readings
Module 2 Playlist (Song References)10m
For Further Study (Readings & Resources)10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m

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