DDPs Favorite Tandas:
Canaro, Milonga

Canaro: Fast Milongas

No hay tierra como la mía, singer Ernesto Famá (1936)
La milonga de Buenos Aires
, singer Ernesto Famá (1939)
Milonga brava
, singer Roberto Maida (1938)

Francisco Canaro was a master of milongas—and these are some of his fastest. Not for the faint of heart, or those who fear sweating.


About Derrick Del Pilar

Born and raised in Chicago, I came to the tango while studying at the Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires in 2006. In 2008 I earned my B.A. with majors in Creative Writing and Spanish & Portuguese from the University of Arizona, and in 2009 I earned an M.A. in Latin American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. My specialty is the history & literature of early 20th century Argentina.


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