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La Milonga Guitar Tips on how to perform the Milonga!

In this Guitar Tips Class, Christopher discusses:

    • the ancestral dance forms that helped shape the Argentine milonga
    • the candombe and the habanera
    • the Historical setting – the late 19th century
    • the influence of the compadritos – local Argentine peasants
    • NFA Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Sheridon Stokes, and the CD recording, Torbellino – the first 10 recorded American Tangos
    • Flatpicking – how to capture all of the musical influences in the American milonga

Christopher focuses on 3 areas of the composition:

    • opening statement
    • rhythmic accompaniment
    • accompanying bass pattern


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