Here is a nice post about kiki and bouba and howlinks them to tango music. We use these idea’s to help our students learn to hear the music and the phrasing within. We even have colored paper cutouts on wands, to help with the idea. Believe it or not Biagi’s ‘Racing club’ is a great example of kiki and bouba phrasing. Another favorite of ours is Di Sarli’s ‘No Esta’. There are numerous choices that show these basic idea’s and even more that blur the lines by combining kiki and bouba as melodies and counter melodies,fills and accents. Dancing to both kiki and bouba at the same time is full of possibilities and the results can be amazing.
Poemas del río Wang: Kiki, Bouba, and the contours of tango
Kiki, Bouba, and the contours of tango. Since childhood, I never liked the oval Since childhood, I always drew the angle Pavel Kogan. “Thunderstorm”, 1936. Murat Erdemsel, a tango teacher with 10 year…
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