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26 February 2014

Tango music: syncopation for beginners

Clip from El chamuyo - Orquesta Típica Victor 1930

Whole tango on YouTube here

Clip from El once - Carlos Di Sarli 1954

Whole tango on YouTube here

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I hope this will help you understanding syncopation a little better! If you have any questions at all, feel free to ask.