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Classical: You know when you've been tango'd

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Sir: Miles Kington made a slip (7 December). It might not be as fashionable (or as sexy) as the tango, but Chile does indeed have a national dance, the cueca. It is rather like a paso doble.

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Alston joins the jolly, wayward ancients

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Massive emotional forces are contained, and resolved, with the inevitability of ritual

Breaking the rules as the tango music tugs at the heart

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