Francisco Canaro – the music from the 1920s

Following o2017-04-28 - Francisco Canaron from the introduction to Canaro’s visit to Paris in 1925, this week features Canaro’s music from 1926 to 1929, recorded during and shortly after his two-year stint in Paris. That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

 

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PLAYLIST:

  • A Media Luz, meaning ‘At Dusk’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 8 or 15 November 1926, with music composed by Edgardo Donato in 1925, with lyrics by Carlos César Lenzi.
  • Lorenzo, meaning ‘Lorenzo (a man’s name)’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 23 May 1927, with music composed by Agustín Bardi, first recorded in 1926, with lyrics by Mario Alberto Pardo.
  • Derecho Viejo, meaning ‘Old Birthright’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 16 April 1927, with music composed by Eduardo Arolas, first recorded in 1917, with lyrics by Gabriel Clausi.
  • El Panuelito, meaning ‘The Handkerchief’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 25 July 1928, with music composed by Juan de Dios Filiberto, first recorded in 1920, with lyrics by Gabino Coria Peñaloza.
  • Qué Va Cha Ché!, meaning ‘What Are You Doing?’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 9 May 1928, music and lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo in 1926.
  • Chiqué, meaning ‘Ornamented’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 6 November 1929, music and lyrics by Ricardo Luis Briginolo in 1920, and sung by Charlo.
  • Felicia, meaning ‘Felicia (a woman’s name)’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 4 June 1929, with music composed by Enrique Saborido, first recorded in 1927, with lyrics by Carlos Mauricio Pacheco.
  • Don Juan, meaning ‘Sir John’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 2 August 1929, with music composed by Ernesto Pozio in 1898, with lyrics by Alfredo E Gobbi.
  • Noches De Amor, meaning ‘Nights of Love’, a vals recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 27 July 1927, with music composed by Francisco Canaro.
  • No Quiero Verla Mas, meaning ‘I Do Not Want to See Her Any More’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 2 November 1929, with music composed by Luis Teisseire, with lyrics by Juan Andrés Caruso, and sung by Charlo.
  • Oiga Garcón, meaning ‘Hey, Urchin’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 21 August 1929, and sung by Charlo.
  • Se Van A Armar, meaning ‘They Are Going To Have A Fight’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 19 June 1929, with music composed by José María Rizzuti, first recorded in 1928, with lyrics by Juan Faustino Sarcione, and sung by Charlo.
  • Alma De Bohemio, meaning ‘Soul Of A Free Spirit ‘, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 18 or 19 September 1929, with music composed by Roberto Firpo, first recorded in 1928, with lyrics by Juan Andrés Caruso, and sung by Ada Falcón.
  • La Morocha, meaning ‘The Brunette Woman’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 24 July or 19 September 1929, with music composed by Enrique Saborido in 1905, with lyrics by ngel VilloldoÁ, and sung by Ada Falcón.
  • Tengo Miedo, meaning ‘I Am Afraid’, a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro, on 19 September 1929, with lyrics by Daniel Moreno Saavedra, and sung by Ada Falcón.
  • Cantando Bajo La Lluvia, meaning ‘Singin’ In The Rain’, a foxtrot, on 23 December 1929, with music composed by Nacio Herb Brown in 1929, with lyrics by Arthur Freed, and sung by Charlo.

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