Old fashioned dance report

NYC: New York Times Building by wallyg, on Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic License by  wallyg

We are so used to watching youtube videos from dancers’ exhibition all over the world, and I thought I would share an enthusiastic review using words to describe the impact seeing one of the talented young tango couples can have on a spectator without a background in tango (I think).

She and he combine gorgeously. No acrobatic lifts (no lifts at all, if I remember rightly), no high kicks; just two bodies scarcely sundered while dancing in unbroken streams of changing ideas to the music. To watch Ms. Hills twisting rapidly in Mr. Missé’s arms or slowly extending a leg to slide it down the outside of his leg is to feel, again and again, the sensuous and sensual delight of the tango at its truest. > > Alastair Macauley, [New York Times](http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/11/arts/dance/11evenings.html?_r=3&scp=1&sq=gabriel%20misse&st=cse) > >

How much as I love having all those small videos on the pc screen, it can’t compare with being there, and reading a well written account isn’t bad either.

Read the entire article here.

HT: Mariana

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