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- adj. Characteristic of tango music or dance
It ranges from raw Mississippi Delta blues to sophisticated urban jazz, from barn-dance hoedowns to what Wyatt says is a polka by musicians from the Cape Verde Islands-though with those tangolike twitchings in the rhythm guitar, you might dislocate something if you tried your usual Frank Yankovic moves.
As Lewallen and Myers work out steps under his guidance, the music's klezmer rhythms suggest an almost tangolike intensity of coercive embrace.
Her dissections became more and more intense, her gestures of cutting transformed with a brash, tangolike sensuality that marks her loss of innocence.
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