Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • Tango impressions with medical overtones

    Lazaros TriarhouMacedonia, Thessalonica, Greece Tango and the milonga are more than music or dance genres. They reflect a social phenomenon,1 traditionally embracing emotions, everyday life, culture, poetry, satire, and human concerns. The medical field, with its diverse domains, was no exception in providing a source of inspiration to tango composers,2 whose published scores were consistently…