How we learn to tango

Maggie Ferg2017-08-17 - Tango Molonglouson and Friends warmed up a cold winter night in Sydney with a hot presentation of a variety of tango at the Camelot Lounge on 6 August 2017. This edition includes a report on Hot Tango In Winter, introduces the voice of Jorge Durán, and finishes up with discussion of how we learn tango with Sarah Bonnar. That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: Tango Learning, courtesy of Sarah Bonnar

PLAYLIST:

  • Sueño de Juventud, meaning ‘Dreams of Youth’; it’s a vals recorded by Carlos Di Sarli; on 28 September 1945, music and lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo in 1931 and sung by Jorge Durán.
  • Que No Sepan Las Estrellas, meaning ‘They Know Not The Stars!’; it’s a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli; on 3 January 2945 with music composed by José Ranieri, lyrics by Alfredo Faustino Roldán and sung by Jorge Durán.
  • Pueblera, meaning ‘Woman from the provinces’; it’s a milonga recorded by Carlos Di Sarli; on 14 January 1947 with music composed by Antonio Bonavena, lyrics by Horacio Sanguinetti and sung by Jorge Durán.
  • Whisky, meaning ‘Whisky’; it’s a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli; on 4 October 1957 music and lyrics by Héctor Marcó in 1951 and sung by Jorge Durán.
  • Loca Bohemia from the ‘Loca Bohemia’ release in 2011, meaning ‘Crazy Unconventional’; it’s a concierto recorded by Maggie Ferguson and Tango Oz in 2011 in Buenos Aires; music composed by Francisco De Caro, first recorded in 1928 and lyrics by Francisco Bautista Rímoli.
  • Kicho from the ‘Oda Para Un Hippie’ release in 2005, the name a reference to Piazzolla’s double-bass player, “Kicho” Díaz; it’s a concierto recorded by Helmut Abel and Fortuna Quartett in 2005; music composed by Astor Piazzolla, first recorded in 1970.
  • Historia De Un Amor, meaning ‘Story Of A Love’; it’s a tango recorded by Héctor Varela; on 13 March 1956 music and lyrics by Carlos Eleta Almarán, first recorded in 1955 and sung by Rodolfo Lesica.
  • El Lloron from the ‘Classical Tango Argentino’ release in 1972, meaning ‘The Weeper (meaning “one who cries”)’; it’s a milonga recorded by Hugo Diaz; in 1972 with music composed by Juan Félix Maglio in 1933 and lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo.
  • Desde El Alma, meaning ‘From The Soul’; it’s a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese; on 26 December 1985 with music composed by Rosita Melo, first recorded in 1927 and lyrics by Victor Piuma Vélez and Homero Manzi.

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