NamesBerghuijs, MartineBrave, WouterEstevez, Carlos (Interviewee)Todaro, Antonio (Interviewee)Vasile, AdrianaLuna, PochiBilous, VaninaAquino, AlejandroPlebs, MilenaZotto, Miguel AngelPugliese, Osvaldo (Musician)Berg, Jan van den (Director)Gardel, Carlos, 1890-1935 (Composer)Virulazo and Elvira (Interviewee)
Grand Prix Video Danse Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1989
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8716Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4026 (former)
TopicsArgentine tango (Dance)Tango (Dance)Dance -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires
Genrestwo-dimensional moving image
NotesSubtitle: Tango/Amsterdam/Buenos Aires/vice versa. Co-produced by R. V. U. Educational Broadcasting and D. R. S. Productions. Producer: Emma de Rijk. Director: Jan van den Berg. Credits in Dutch; dialogue in Spanish, subtitled in English.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (49 min.) :sd., col. with b&w sequences
DescriptionInformal history of the Argentine tango, as seen through the eyes of the Dutch dance team of Martine Berghuijs and Wouter Brave. Includes interviews with dancers Virulazo and Elvira, Petróleo (pseud. of Carlos Estevez), Vanina Bilous and Alejandro Aquino, Antonio Todaro, Milena Plebs and Miguel Angel Zotto, and others. Buenos Aires and the tango, past and present, are seen in archival and contemporary footage, including scenes from old movies, street scenes illustrating tango songs by Carlos Gardel and others, and performances by Adriana Vasile and Pochi Luna (in a nightclub), Bilous and Aquino (with Osvaldo Pugliese's orchestra), Plebs and Zotto (on a street in Amsterdam), and Berghuijs and Brave (at a street festival in Buenos Aires).
Type of ResourceMoving image
LanguagesSpanish, CastilianDutch, Flemish
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY946038999-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175793Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9d398c0-9004-0135-cefe-7110dd6d4444
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