The Australian Tango Academy – Tango Together

2017-10-12 - ATA Ticket

The Australian Tango Academy is supported by the Sydney Youth Orchestra, and a report on their recent recital and then Raúl Iriarte feature before continuation of the interview with Chloe Williamson and Stephen Cutriss of Mendoza Tango Quartet.

Note: I should add that Madeleine Easton stepped in as first violin for the ATA for the performance I attended.

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

PLAYLIST:

  • Nada, meaning ‘Nothing’; it’s a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 9 March 1944 with music composed by José Dames in 1944, lyrics by Horacio Sanguinetti and sung by Raúl Iriarte.
  • Mañana Iré Temprano, meaning ‘I’ll Go Early Tomorrow’; it’s a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 10 August 1943, with music composed by Enrique Francini in 1943, lyrics by Carlos Bahr and sung by Raúl Iriarte.
  • Es En Vano Llorar, meaning ‘It Is Useless To Cry’; it’s a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 17 May 1943, with music composed by Alberto Suárez Villanueva, lyrics by Oscar Rubens and sung by Raúl Iriarte.
  • Óyeme, meaning ‘Hear Me’; it’s a tango recorded by Miguel Caló on 22 October 1947, with music composed by Enrique Francini in 1947, lyrics by Homero Expósito and sung by Raúl Iriarte.
  • La Payanca from the ‘Good Enough For Gringos’ release from Tángalo in 2013, the name a reference to a person—probably a woman—from Estancia La Payanca in Córdoba province; it’s a tango composed by August Pedro Berto in 1926 with lyrics by Jesús Fernández Blanco.
  • Adiós Pampa Mía, meaning ‘Good-Bye, My Pampa’; it’s a tango recorded by El Arranque in 2002, with music and lyrics by Francisco Canaro, Mariano Mores, and Ivo Pelay in 1945.
  • Yunta De Oro, meaning ‘Team Of Gold’; it’s a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese on 25 October 1957 with music composed by Osvaldo Ruggiero.
  • Bahia Blanca, meaning ‘White Bay’, the name a reference to the city where Carlos Di Sarli was born; it’s a tango composed by Di Sarli and recorded by him on 21 November 1957.

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