Dancing to La Busca

La Busca wowed the TSCC Christmas milonga, a multi-part interview with Fabian Salás starts, and there is a look at the life and times of Armando Pontier rounding it out.

That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: Melbourne tango sextet La Busca playing at the Christmas milonga 2016 for the Tango Social Club of Canberra.

PLAYLIST:

  • Yo Soy El Tango, meaning ‘I am the tango’, a tango recorded by Miguel Caló, on 12 March 1941, with music composed by Domingo Federico, first played in 1941, and sung by Alberto Podestá.
  • Remolino, meaning ‘Swirl’, a tango recorded by Francini-Pontier, on 17 May 1946, with music composed by Alfredo De Angelis, first played in 1946, with lyrics by José Rótulo, and sung by Raúl Berón.
  • Olga, meaning ‘a woman’s name’, a vals recorded by Armando Pontier, on 29 August 1957, with music composed by Francisco Peña, first played in 1927, with lyrics by Francisco Peña.
  • Milongueando En El Cuarenta, meaning ‘Dancing out in the 40s’, a tango recorded by Anibal Troilo, on 17 June 1941, with music composed by Armando Pontier, first played in 1941.
  • Noche de Cristal, meaning ‘Crystal Night’, a tango recorded by La Busca in 2016, with music composed by Amy Lynch, first played in 2016, with lyrics by Juan Veron, and sung by Juan Veron.
  • Mala Junta, meaning ‘Bad Company’, a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese, on 29 November 1952, with music composed by Julio de Caro and Pedro Laurenz, composed in 1927, with lyrics by Juan Miguel Velich.
  • Patético, meaning ‘Pathos’, a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese, on 6 April 1948, with music composed by Jorge Caldara, first played in 1948.
  • Pata Ancha, meaning ‘Risky Situation’, a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese, on 13 May 1957, with music composed by Mario Demarco, first played in 1957.

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