[Tango-L] bad Nuevo
nina at earthnet.net
Thu Feb 28 20:57:33 EST 2008
I agree. Well-said!
This is an excellent, clear explanation. Thank you!
At 04:49 PM 2/28/2008, Heather Whitehead wrote:
>The source of Nuevo's inferiority is that it is a movement based
>Movement. It is motivated by the biomechanic possibilities. This can
>be an intellectual pursuit of physical dexterity that in the end takes
>precedence over the music. The aesthetics produced from movements
>inspired first from the music, TANGO music, have the lasting power and
>beauty of something truer. You will notice many Nuevo dancers find no
>contradiction at all in dancing tango to non-tango music. This is why.
>Climb to the top of the charts! Play the word scramble challenge
>with star power.
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