Nadia Piave – talking about singing tango

Nadia Piave & Ann Smith - 18 July 2016 - lo-rez

Join me in tracing the influence of Francisco Fiorentini on tango singing, and further explore the connections of tango singing with Italian and French singing traditions with Nadia Piave.

That’s the tango hour, 7:00pm this Sunday 11 September.

PLAYLIST:

  • El Panuelito, meaning ‘The Handkerchief’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 25 July 1928, with music composed by Juan de Dios Filiberto in 1920, with lyrics by Gabino Coria Peñaloza.
  • Ladrón, meaning ‘Thief’, a tango recorded by Juan Carlos Cobián, on 16 July 1928, with music composed by Juan Carlos Cobián, with lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • Del Tiempo Guapo, meaning ‘Good Time’, a milonga recorded by Anibal Troilo, on 21 November 1941, with music composed by Vicente Fiorentino, with lyrics by Marcelo de la Ferrere, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • Malena, meaning ‘Malena (a woman’s name)’, a tango recorded by Anibal Troilo, on 8 January 1942, with music composed by Lucio Demare, with lyrics by Homero Manzi, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • Corrientes y Esmeralda, meaning ‘the intersection of two cross-streets in Buenos Aires, in he heart of ‘tango territory”, a tango recorded by Francisco Fiorentino (Astor Piazzolla leading), on 19 May 1945, with music composed by Francisco Pracánico, with lyrics by Celedonio Flores, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • Tu Diagnóstico, meaning ‘Your Diagnosis’, a vals recorded by Anibal Troilo, on 9 October 1941, with music composed by Jose Betinotti, with lyrics by Jose Betinotti, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • Tabernero, meaning ‘Innkeeper or Publican’, a tango recorded by José Basso, on 27 May 1949, with music composed by Miguel Cafre & Fausto Frontera, with lyrics by Raúl Costa Olivieri, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • El Choclo, meaning ‘The Corncob’, a tango recorded by Tango Siempre in 2004, with music composed by Ángel Villoldo.
  • Malena, meaning ‘Malena (a woman’s name)’, a tango recorded by Tango Paradiso in 2012, with music composed by Lucio Demare, with lyrics by Homero Manzi, and sung by Marina Varney.

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