A sensual type of dance and music that originated in Montevideo and Buenos Aires (Rio de la Plata) which has spread to the rest of the world Health benefits Effects of dancing with a partner—increased testosterone; with music—decreased cortisol (ergo decreased stress)
What is now known as Argentine Tango -- as a music with lyrics and partnered dance -- emerged later that century in the working class port areas between Argentina and Uruguay as a fusion of genres carried there by sailors and immigrants.
As singers, actors, and composers, Schipa and Gardel expressed the commonalities between opera and tango in a voice technique based on recitar cantando, a form of recited singing similar to that characteristic of the dramas of ancient Greece.
Nelida Rodriguez de Aure is among the royalty of Argentine tango. With a career spanning more than 40 years, she has taught tango's sultry steps to Hollywood stars, danced onstage on Broadway, toured the globe with productions and featured in television and films.