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Bahia Blanca Section A: The Second 8 Bar Phrase.

This is the second in a series of analysis posts on Carlos Di Sarli’s Bahia Blanca. The first looked at the Question and Answer (Q&A) phrasing in the initial 8 Bar Phrase of Section A. In the first part of … Continue reading

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Bahia Blanca Section A: The First 8 Bar Phrase

In the next few posts I’ll discuss the phrase structure in Section A; how they are constructed and how they are interrelated. Mostly how those interrelationships create the strong Question and Answer phrasing so prominent in Bahia Blanca. I concentrate … Continue reading

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Structure, Question and Answer Phrasing: An Overview

Structure The bulk of tango music follows a common framework. Although there are many, many exceptions – even within the same piece of music – tango, milonga, and vals typically have the following : There are two or three distinct … Continue reading

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