About this Course
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Approx. 6 hours to complete

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What you will learn

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

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    L​ist the components that make a tango.

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    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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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Module 1: The Many Dimensions of Tango and Tango Music

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
2 hours to complete

Module 2: Tango Words and Movements

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

Instructor

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Kristin Wendland

Professor of Pedagogy
Department of Music

About Emory University

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