The Bandoneón, Undressed with Maggie Ferguson

 

Bandoneon Undressed - Maggie Ferguson making a point about fingering

A discussion of Maggie Ferguson‘s workshop on the bandoneón features, together with a look at the music of doublebass player José Díaz, and the first part of the interview with Serkan Alasya.

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

PLAYLIST:

  • Oro Falso, meaning ‘False Gold’; it’s a tango recorded by Astor Piazzolla in 1945, with music composed by Virgilio Expósito in 1944, lyrics by Homero Expósito, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • Volvió Una Noche, meaning ‘Return One Night’; it’s a tango recorded by Astor Piazzolla on 1935, with music composed by Carlos Gardel, lyrics by Alfredo Le Pera, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • Independiente Club, meaning ‘Independence Club’; it’s a tango recorded by Alfredo Gobbi on 8 September 1948, with music composed by Agustín Bardi.
  • Racing Club; it’s a tango recorded by Alfredo Gobbi on 13 October 1949, with music composed by Vicente Greco, first recorded in 1916 and lyrics by Ernesto Temes.
  • Chuzas from the ‘Tango Project Loco Bohemia’ release in 2011, the name a reference to a weapon, a stick with skewers attached (from lunfardo); it’s a tango recorded by Maggie Ferguson on August 2010, with music composed by Agustín Bardi, first recorded in 1949.
  • La Cachila from the ‘Tango Project Loco Bohemia’ release in 2011, the name a reference to a native bird; it’s a tango recorded by Maggie Ferguson on August 2011, with music composed by Eduardo Arolas in 1921 and lyrics by Héctor Polito.
  • Hasret from the ‘Unutulmayan Türk Tangolari’ release in 1945-1955, meaning ‘Longing’; it’s a tango in 1945-1955, music and lyrics by Celâl İnce , and sung by Celâl İnce .
  • Seven Bilir from the ‘Tango Türk 6 – Üstad’a Saygıyla Tango1’ release in 2004, the name a reference to the joys and sorrows of love; it’s a tango recorded by Erdener Koyutürk in 2004, music and lyrics by Necdet Koyutürk, and sung by Erol Büyükburç.
  • Papatya from the ‘Tango Türk 6’ release in 1998, meaning ‘Daisy’; it’s a tango recorded by Okotango Quartet in 1998, music and lyrics by Necdet Koyutürk, and sung by Göbken.

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