Roberto Firpo – the music

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This week is focused completely on the music of Roberto Firpo, with a range of tangos, milongas and valses from 1935 to 1956. That’s the Tango Capital, Sunday at 7:00pm:

Image credit: https://tango.info/RoberFirpo

PLAYLIST:

  • Gran Muneca, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 8 January 1941, with music composed by Alfredo Bevilacqua, with lyrics by Antonio Polito.
  • El Bisturi, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 16 June 1941, with music composed by Roberto Firpo.
  • El Tapial, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 8 January 1941, with music composed by Alberto López Buchardo.
  • La Puñalada, meaning ‘The Stab’, a milonga recorded by Roberto Firpo , with music composed by Pintin Castellanos in 1933, with lyrics by Celedonio Flores.
  • Me Gusta Bailar, meaning ‘The Dance Pleases Me/I Like To Dance’, a milonga recorded by Roberto Firpo , on 21-26 January 1946, with music composed by Pintin Castellanos, with lyrics by Pintin Castellanos.
  • Organito De Suburbio, meaning ‘Suburban Organgrinder’, a milonga recorded by Roberto Firpo , on 7 August 1951, with music composed by Juan Carlos Caviello, with lyrics by Héctor César Zapalorti.
  • Cuidado Con Los Cincuenta, meaning ‘Take Care Of The Fifty’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 24 July 1956, with music composed by Ángel Villoldo in 1907, with lyrics by Carlos Pesce & Antonio Polito.
  • Curda Completa, meaning ‘Completely Drunk’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 2 May 1956, with music composed by Roberto Firpo.
  • El Pensiamiento, meaning ‘The Thinking’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 22 August 1956, with music composed by José Martinez in 1936, with lyrics by Francisco García Jiménez.
  • Fantasma, meaning ‘Ghost’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Orquesta, on 28 December 1939, with music composed by José Mario Maurano, with lyrics by Roberto De Prisco, and sung by Alberto Diale.
  • Cosas Olvidadas, meaning ‘Forgotten Things’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Orquesta, on 28 September 1940, with music composed by Antonio Rodio, with lyrics by José Maria Contursi, and sung by Alberto Diale.
  • Escribeme, meaning ‘Write To Me’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Orquesta, on 21 July 1942, with music composed by Giovanni Raimondo, with lyrics by Enrico Frati, and sung by Alberto Diale.
  • Desde El Alma, meaning ‘From The Soul’, a vals recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 21 May 1947, with music composed by Rosito Melo, with lyrics by Victor Piuma Vélez & Homero Manzi.
  • Angustias Del Corazon, meaning ‘Anguishes Of The Heart’, a vals recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 2 January 1942, with music composed by Roberto Firpo.
  • Noche Calurosa, meaning ‘Warm Night’, a vals recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Cuarteto, on 11 September 1944, with music composed by Roberto Firpo.
  • A Media Luz, meaning ‘At Half Light’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Orquesta, on 19 October 1934, with music composed by Edgar Donato in 1925, with lyrics by Carlos César Lenzi, and sung by Carlos Varela.
  • La Bordadora, meaning ‘The Embroiderer’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Orquesta, on 22 March 1935, with music composed by Roberto Firpo, with lyrics by Venancio Clauso, and sung by Carlos Varela.
  • Quejas, meaning ‘Complaints’, a tango recorded by Roberto Firpo’s Orquesta, on 13 May 1935, with music composed by José Cacopardo, with lyrics by Francisco García Jiménez, and sung by Carlos Varela.

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