Juan D’Arienzo – 1935

 

2017-06-xx - Juan D'Arienzo.Last week recognised the importance of Juan D’Arienzo’s recordings of 1935 in the evolution of tango. This week will review the entire set of recordings from him that year. That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

The image shows a very young D’Arienzo conducting in the orchestra pit of a theatre or cinema. That places it no earlier than 1919 and prior to 1928, so he was probably in his early 20s in the photo.

Image Credit: http://www.verytangostore.com/legends/juan-darienzo.html

PLAYLIST:

  • Hotel Victoria, the name a reference to the hotel of the same name; a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro on 18 June 1935, with music composed by Feliciano Latasa in 1906, with lyrics by Carlos Pesce.
  • Hotel Victoria, the name a reference to the hotel of the same name; a tango recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 2 July 1935, with music composed by Feliciano Latasa in 1906, with lyrics by Carlos Pesce.
  • Desde El Alma, meaning ‘From The Soul’; a vals recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 2 July 1935, with music composed by Rosita Melo, first recorded in 1927, with lyrics by Victor Piuma Vélez and Homero Manzi.
  • Penas De Amor, meaning ‘Sorrows Of Love’; a vals recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 12 August 1935, with music composed by Augusto Pedro Berto, first recorded in 1933, with lyrics by Jesús Fernández Blanco.
  • Tinta Verde, meaning ‘Green Ink’; a tango recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 12 August 1935, with music composed by Agustin Bardi, first recorded in 1927.
  • Re Fa Si, the name a reference to the notes of the sol-fa scale that form the opening bars; a tango recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 3 October 1935, with music composed by Enrique Delfino, first recorded in 1917.
  • Francia, meaning ‘France’; a vals recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 3 October 1935, with music composed by Octavio Barbero, with lyrics by Carlos Pesce.
  • De Pura Cepa, meaning ‘Of Pure Stock’; a milonga recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 18 November 1935, with music composed by José Ceglie and Antonio Molina, with lyrics by Osvaldo Sosa Cordero.
  • Sabado Inglés, meaning ‘English Saturday’; a tango recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 18 November 1935, with music composed by Juan Félix Maglio, first recorded in 1920, with lyrics by Eugenio Cárdenas.
  • Joaquina, the name a reference to a woman of that name; a tango recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 12 December 1935, with music composed by Juan Bergamino, first recorded in 1907.
  • Pabellon De Las Rosas, meaning ‘Pavilion Of The Roses’; a vals recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 12 December 1935, with music composed by José Felipetti, first recorded in 1933, with lyrics by Antonio Catania and Angela María Catania.
  • Orillas Del Plata, meaning ‘Shores Of The Plata’, the name a reference to the Rio De La Plata on which Buenos Aires is situated–the boats of which are a metaphor for the singer’s love; a vals recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 31 December 1935, music and lyrics by Juan Félix Maglio , first recorded in 1928.
  • Nueve De Julio, meaning ‘9th of July’, the name a reference to Argentina’s day of independence; a tango recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 31 December 1935, with music composed by José Luis Padula, first recorded in 1916, with lyrics by Lito Bayardo.
  • Nueve De Julio, meaning ‘9th of July’, the name a reference to Argentina’s day of independence; a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese on 13 May 1954, with music composed by José Luis Padula, first recorded in 1916, with lyrics by Lito Bayardo.

 

 

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