Tango Paradiso

2016-07-30 - Tango Paradiso Concert

Looking forward this week to exploring the singing of Ernesto Fama and some perspectives on tango from ex-Canberra tanguera Sarah Bonnar, as well as checking out the new line-up of Tango Paradiso. Join me for the tango hour, 11pm this Thursday:

PLAYLIST:

  • No Hay Tierra Como La Mia, meaning ‘There is no land like mine’, a milonga recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 23 November 1939, with music composed by Charlo, with lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo, and sung by Ernesto Famá.
  • Maldonado, meaning ‘Maldonado (the name of a river in Buenos Aires, now underground)’, a tango recorded by Osvaldo Fresedo, on 7 February 1928, with music composed by Luis Nicolas Visca, with lyrics by Luis Rubistein, and sung by Ernesto Famá.
  • Noche de Estrellas, meaning ‘Night of Stars’, a vals recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 28 March 1939, with music composed by José Luis Padula, with lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo, and sung by Ernesto Famá.
  • El Vino Triste, meaning ‘Melancholy Wine’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 25 October 1939, with music composed by Juan D’Arienzo, with lyrics by Manuel Romero, and sung by Ernesto Famá.
  • Mal De Amores, meaning ‘Lovesickness’, a  tango recorded by Tango Paradiso in 2012, with music composed by Pedro Laurenz.
  • Chuzas, meaning ‘Rat’s Tails’, a tango recorded by Maggie Ferguson, on August 2011, with music composed by Agustín Bardi.
  • Carillon de la Merced, meaning ‘Bells of Favour’, a tango recorded by Orquesta Tipica Victor, on 9 June 1931, with music composed by Enrique Santos Discépolo, with lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo and Alfredo Le Pera, and sung by Ernesto Famá.
  • Silueta Porteña, meaning ‘Silhouette of a Buenos Aires Woman’, a milonga recorded by Jessica Ipkendanz & Hugo Alvarez in 2001, with music composed by Cuccaro brothers in 1936.
  • Sobre el Pucho, meaning ‘Under the Smoke’, a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli, on 3 June 1931, with music composed by Sebastián Piana in 1922, with lyrics by  José González Castillo, and sung by Ernesto Famá.

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