Musicality… What do we define as musicality..?
We will start with what we inherited
Musicality–15 ways to do the basic step
- if you are familiar with the classic rhythm of the basic step, you will be tempted to skip to the juicy stuff… DON’T! Haha
Instead, go through it a couple of times, identifying the reason behind this basic tempo. It is not a matter of luck or coincidence that the basic step has THAT specific rhythm…
This is your chance to make sense of it, figure out why!
- There are some options that due to technical difficulties..haha..might be unavailable to you. Most of the times when we attempt to go too fast or too slow, we get somehow stuck…
If that happens don’t get frustrated.
Instead, notice it and try to see why you are getting stuck; what is it that is getting you stuck
After you have identified the problem then you can ask yourself: What if…? What if you did those fast steps in X way instead of Y, for example.
- Think outside the box. This is not a video with the top best ways to do the basic step. This is a video to explore the rhythm and the rhythmical options of the basic step and of Tango in general. So come up with your own stuff. Try things out. Explore different options.
Are they all going to be good? Of course not…haha…
But the fact that you asked the question, that you put your body through the process of figuring it out and that you reached to the conclusion that something didn’t work for the XYZ reason, is the most important part of this video.
- explore history
- think further