This week features the Ambassador of Argentina to Australia, His Excellency Hugo Gobbi, talking about the political and economic importance of tango to Argentina, together with a celebration of the life and voice of Alberto Podestá.
That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:
- broadcasting on 2xxfm 98.3 in Canberra
- streaming to the web at http://www.2xxfm.org.au
- on demand from http://www.2xxfm.org.au/programs/tango-capital/
- 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, with lyrics by Homero Expósito, and sung by Albero Podestá.
- La Capilla Blanca, meaning ‘The White Chapel’, a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli, on 11 July 1944, with music composed by Carlos Di Sarli, with lyrics by Héctor Marcó, and sung by Albero Podestá.
- El Milagro, meaning ‘The Miracle’, a tango recorded by Francini-Pontier, on 4 September 1946, with music composed by Armando Pontier in 1946, with lyrics by Homero Expósito, and sung by Albero Podestá.
- Alma De Bohemia, meaning ‘Soul Of A Free Spirit’, a tango recorded by Pedro Laurenz, on 13 November 1943, with music composed by Roberto Firpo in 1928, with lyrics by Juan Andrés Caruso, and sung by Albero Podestá.
- Felicia, a tango recorded by Fabio Hager in 2008, with music composed by Enrique Saborido, first recorded in 1927, with lyrics by Carlos Mauricio Pacheco.
- Milonguera, meaning ‘Tango Dancer’, a milonga recorded by Fabio Hager in 2008, with music composed by José María Aguilar, first recorded in 1925.
- Encanta Rojo, meaning ‘Red Enchantment’, a tango written by Fabio Hager and recorded by him in 2008.
- Union Civica, meaning ‘Civic Union’, a tango first recorded in 1933 and here recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese, on 19 November 1958, with music composed by Domingo Santa Cruz.
- Cambalache, meaning ‘Exchange,mix-up, or a mess’, a tango with music and lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo in 1935, here recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 19 June 1947, and sung by Alberto Enchagüe.