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Traditional Tango

The Tango is traditionally played by an orquesta típica, which often includes violin, piano, guitar, flute, and especially bandoneon. The Tango usually also has vocals. It has long been a major part of the music of Argentina and Uruguay, and is well-known across much of the world, along with the associated tango dance.
The bass is always played with the thumb. The top three strings should be played with the a,m and i fingers.


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