Maria De Buenos Aires II

This is the second of two episodes bringing you Piazzolla’s operita Maria De Buenos Aires, featuring the Giden Kremer production of 1998. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: The manifestation of Our Lady of Buenos Aires.

Maria De Buenos Aires I

Piazzolla’s operita Maria De Buenos Aires features over the next two episodes, with broadcasts of the Giden Kremer production of  1998 That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: The patron of Buenos Aires is the Virgin Maria in her manifestation as Our Lady of Buen Aire of Bonaira, Sardinia.

Astor Piazzolla – Suites (more from Australia)

This year is the centenary of Piazzolla’s birth, and this week Tango Capital again acknowledges his legacy by looking at his complex suites through the ears of Australian classical ensembles .That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit:  Astor Piazzolla y su orquesta se presentan en Canal 13, en 1963. Foto Archivo AGN: Unknown (registered by Canal 13 Argentina) – Archivo General de la Nación Argentina. Image in public domain. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Astor_Piazzolla_(canal_13,_1963).jpg

After the Golden Age

Piazzolla struck out some new directions in the 1950s, which he refused to call tango. But what happened to tango in Argentina after the Golden Age puttered to a close in the mid-1950s? Check out 6 of the great ensembles that set up after the Golden Age closed. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Astor Piazzolla – Suites, from the master

This year is the centenary of Piazzolla’s birth, and this week Tango Capital again acknowledges his legacy  by looking at how his interpretation of his Suites evolved over two decades .That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: Detail from image of Astor Piazzolla with Horacio Ferrer in 1970. Image in the public domain.

Astor Piazzolla – Suites (from Australia)

This year is the centenary of Piazzolla’s birth, and this week Tango Capital again acknowledges his legacy with two of his suites of tango nuevo, as interpreted by two Australian classical ensembles – the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Macquarie Trio . That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: Astor Piazzolla in 1971; Pupeto Mastropasqua; image in the public domain.

Astor Piazzolla – tango nuevo

This year is the centenary of Piazzolla’s birth, and this week Tango Capital again acknowledges his legacy with a series of his tango nuevo recordings from 1957, very early in his nuevo development, to 1989, shortly before his musical career ceased. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: Astor Piazzolla in 1975; Alicia D’Amico – Libro “Grandes Maestros de la fotografia argentina” Bagó; image in the public domain.

PLAYLIST:

  • Tres Minutos Con La Realidad, from the collection ‘Adiós Nonino’ released in 1991, recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1957; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Recorded in Montevideo by the Octet.
  • Adiós Nonino, from the collection ‘Adiós Nonino’ released in 1991, recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1960; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. This piece was written on the death of Piazzolla’s father, who was known as “Nonino”.  Recorded in Montevideo by the Octet.
  • Zita, from the collection ‘Lumiere’ released in 1990, recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1975; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Part of the suite that celebrates Piazzolla’s working relationship with Ánibal Troilo, this piece is named for Troilo’s wife, Zita. From the Suite Troileana. Recorded in Milan.
  • Persecuta, from the collection ‘Persecuta’ released in 1990, recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1977; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Recorded in Milan by the Nonet.
  • Cité Tango, from the collection ‘Persecuta’ released in 1990, recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1977; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Recorded in Milan by the Nonet.
  • La Muerta Del Ángel, from the collection ‘Live at Montreux Jazz Festival 1986’ released in 1986, recorded live from a performance by Astor Piazzolla at Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland on July 1986; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzollafeaturing Gary Burton on Vibraphone. Recorded in Switzerland by the 2nd Quintet.
  • Milonga Del Ángel, from the collection ‘Hora Cero’ released in 1986, recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1986; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Recorded in USA by the 2nd Quintet.
  • Milonga Picaresque, from the collection ‘The Rough Dancer & the Cyclical Night’ released in 1991, recorded by Astor Piazzolla on September 1987; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Recorded in New York.
  • Street Tango, from the collection ‘The Rough Dancer & the Cyclical Night’ released in 1991, recorded by Astor Piazzolla on September 1987; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Recorded in New York.
  • Los Sueños, from the collection ‘La Camorra’ released in 1989, recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1989; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. From the motion picture “Sur”. Recorded by the 2nd Quintet.
  • Soledad, from the collection ‘La Camorra’ released in 1989, recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1989; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Recorded in USA by the 2nd Quintet.
  • Libertango, from the collection ‘Suite Punta Del Este’ released in 1994, recorded live from a performance by Astor Piazzolla at Theatre Roxy, Mar Del Plata, Argentina, in February 1984; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla. Recorded by  the 2nd Quintet.