EL TANGO ARGENTINO DE SALÓN
Método de baile teórico y practico
by Nicanor Lima, Buenos Aires, undated, circa 1914-1916
This is the earliest known tango dance manual from Argentina.
It contains detailed descriptions of 50 figures and 125 variations,
accompanied by 67 illustrations and diagrams.
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A scan of the original.
Our English translation.
Tim Lamm and Paula Harrison's translation of El Tango Argentina de Salon, plus their videos of Lima's tango figures.
Nick and Melissa Enge's 61 videos of Lima's tango figures.
Richard's glossary reconstruction of Lima's tango figures.
The notation system used in the glossary of reconstructions.
The evolution of tango over the past century.
No, Lima did not copy the French tango!
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