Singers of Cátulo Castillo

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Last edition introduced the life of Cátulo Castillo. This edition will feature his music and lyrics as played and sung over 4 decades, exploring the ways singers presented the lyrics in many different styles. That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: https://javierbarreiro.wordpress.com/2015/08/24/catulo-castillo/

PLAYLIST:

  • Viejo Ciego, meaning ‘Blind Old Man’; it’s a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro in 1928, with music composed by Cátulo Castillo and Sebastián Piana in 1926, lyrics by Homero Manzi, and sung by Charlo.
  • Te Llama Mi Violín, meaning ‘My Violin Calls You’; it’s a tango recorded by Osvaldo Fresedo in 1942, with music composed by Elvino Vardaro, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Oscar Serpa.
  • El Aguacero, meaning ‘The Downpour’; it’s a tango recorded by Lucio Demare on 9 September 1943, with music composed by Osvaldo Pugliese, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Horacio Quintana.
  • La Madrugada, meaning ‘The Dawn’; it’s a tango recorded by Pedro Laurenz on 26 April 1944, with music composed by Ángel Maffia, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Carlos Bermúdez.
  • Silbando, meaning ‘Whistling’; it’s a tango recorded by Emilio Balcarce on 22 October 1945, with music composed by Cátulo Castillo and Sebastián Piana in 1923, lyrics by José González Castillo (Juan de León), and sung by Alberto Castillo.
  • Para Qué Te Quiero Tanto, meaning ‘Why I Love You So Much’; it’s a tango recorded by Domingo Federico on 19 July 1945, with music composed by Juan Larenza in 1945, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Carlos Vidal.
  • Maria, the name a reference to a woman of that name; it’s a tango recorded by Astor Piazzolla on 16 October 1945, with music composed by Aníbal Troilo in 1945, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Francisco Fiorentino.
  • Maleza, meaning ‘Weed’; it’s a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese on 28 May 1945, with music composed by Enrique Juan Munné, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Alberto Morán.
  • Luna Llena, meaning ‘Full Moon’; it’s a tango recorded by Enrique Rodríquez on 18 January 1945, with music composed by Mario Perini, first recorded in 1944, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Armando Moreno.
  • Camino Del Tucumán, meaning ‘Road To Tucumán’; it’s a tango recorded by Ángel D’Agostino on 10 September 1946, music and lyrics by José Razzano and Cátulo Castillo in 1946, and sung by Ángel Vargas.
  • Papel Picado, meaning ‘Confetti’; it’s a tango recorded by Ricardo Tanturi on 26 January 1948, with music composed by Cátulo Castillo and Sebastián Piana in 1934, lyrics by José González Castillo (Juan de León), and sung by Osvaldo Ribó.
  • El Patio De La Morocha, meaning ‘Courtyard Of The Dark-haired Woman’; it’s a tango recorded by Edgardo Donato on 6 June 1951, with music composed by Mariano Morés in 1951, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Carlos Almada.
  • Se Muere De Amor, meaning ‘If You Die Of Love’; it’s a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli on 5 March 1953, with music composed by Pedro Maffia in 1942, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Mario Pomar.
  • La Cantina, meaning ‘The Trattoria’; it’s a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 15 June 1954, with music composed by Aníbal Troilo, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Alberto Podestá.
  • El Último Farol, meaning ‘The Last Streetlight’; it’s a tango recorded by Aníbal Troilo on 30 July 1969, with music composed by Aníbal Troilo, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Tito Reyes.

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