“Tango Lessons”

2017-05-31 - Tango Lessons

A review of the book “Tango Lessons” and a feature on Domingo Federico lead off, and then Sydney DJ Mohammad Ibrahim discusses how he constructs a tanda. That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: My copy of “Tango Lessons” by Alexandru Eugen Cristea, self-published, 2013. It is the policy of this program not to accept gifts or donations for review. Events and items for review such as this book are always purchased.

PLAYLIST:

  • La Culpa La Tuve Yo, meaning ‘The Blame I Had’; a tango recorded by Domingo Federico on 10 April 1944, with music composed by Andrés Domenech in 1944, with lyrics by Adolfo Rafael Avilé, and sung by Ignacio Díaz.
  • Al Compas Del Corazón, meaning ‘To The Beat Of The Heart’; a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 29 April 1942, with music composed by Domingo Federico in 1942, with lyrics by Homero Expósito, and sung by Raul Beron.
  • Yuyo Verde, meaning ‘Green Herbage’; a tango recorded by Domingo Federico on 12 September 1944, with music composed by Domingo Federico in 1944, with lyrics by Homero Expósito, and sung by Carlos Vidal.
  • La Payanca, the name a reference to ; a tango recorded by  Quinteto Pirincho on 29 July 1964, with music composed by August Pedro Berto in 1926, with lyrics by Jesús Fernández Blanco.
  • Muy Suave, meaning ‘Very Smooth’; a tango recorded by Domingo Federico on 7 April 1954, with music composed by Hugo Gutiérrez, with lyrics by Homero Manzi.
  • Lloraras, Lloraras, meaning ‘You will cry, You will cry’; a vals recorded by Anibal Troilo on 10 August 1945, and sung by Floreal Ruiz.
  • Romance de Barrio, meaning ‘Romance of the Suburb’; a vals recorded by Anibal Troilo on 19 August 1947, with music composed by Anibal Troilo in 1947, with lyrics by Homero Manzi, and sung by Floreal Ruiz.
  • Palomita Blanca, meaning ‘White Dove’; a vals recorded by Anibal Troilo on 23 November 1944, with music composed by Anselmo A Aieta in 1929, with lyrics by Francisco García , and sung by Floreal Ruiz & Alberto Marino.
  • Saludos, meaning ‘Health’; an instrumental tango recorded by Domingo Federico on 10 April 1944, with music composed by Domingo Federico & Francisco Federico.

 

 

 

 

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