[Tango-L] bad, wrong, Nuevo
eyegee at twcny.rr.com
Thu Feb 28 22:14:43 EST 2008
Hi List, Heather, Nina:
So...the real tango music popped out of an egg in some perfect final
form...and was accompanied by the birth of the real tango dance in
some perfect final form; no evolution, no invention, no
experimentation, no new possibilities created or discovered or
tested or somehow alloyed into it along the way?
At 6:57 PM -0700 2/28/08, Nina Pesochinsky wrote:
>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.
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