It’s a quick recap of how tango became a Parisian phenomenon, with music from Osvaldo Fresedo to take us on that journey. Gotan Project, Astor Piazzolla, and Troilo round out the music list, and Erika Mordek‘s Tango Manual features.
7:00pm this Sunday 16 October:
- on 2xxfm 98.3 in Canberra
- streaming live to the internet from http://www.2xxfm.org.au/listen
- Arrabalero, meaning ‘Of the poor suburbs’, a tango, on 26 February 1927, with music by Osvaldo Fresedo, composed in 1927, with lyrics by Eduardo Calvo.
- La Cachila, meaning ‘The Little Bird’, a tango, recorded on 15 November 1927, with music by Eduardo Arolas, composed in 1921, with lyrics by Héctor Polito.
- Alma En Pena, meaning ‘Soul in Sadness’, a tango, recorded on 9 October 1928, with music by Anselmos Aieta, composed in 1928, with lyrics by Francisco García Jiménez, and sung by Ernesto Famá.
- El Choclo, meaning ‘The Corncob’, a tango, from 1952, with music by Ángel Villoldo, composed in 1898, with lyrics by Enrique Santos Discepolo, and sung by Raul Berón.
- Triunfal, a tango nuevo, from 1957, with music by Astor Piazzolla, composed in the early 1950s.
- Vuelvo Al Sur, meaning ‘Return to the South’, a neotango, from the collection La Revancha Del Tango, from 2001, with music by Astor Piazzolla, composed in 1988.
- Lunático, meaning ‘Lunatic’ and the name of Carlos Gardel’s racehorse, a neotango, from the collection Lunático, from 2006.
- Domingo, meaning ‘Sunday’, a neotango, from the collection Lunático, from 2006.
- Last Tango In Paris, a neotango, from the collection La Revancha Del Tango, from 2001, with music by Gato Barbieri, composed in 1972.