Rodolfo Lesica – (another) bad boy baritone

2017-11-12 - Rodolfo Lesica

Bad boy baritone Rodolfo Lesica singing with Héctor Varela is the focus of this edition of Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: http://www.todotango.com/creadores/ficha/1285/Rodolfo-Lesica

 

PLAYLIST:

  • Como Tu Cariño, meaning ‘Like Your Sweetheart’; a vals recorded by Héctor Varela on 25 November 1954, with music composed by Alberto Nery, lyrics by Abel Aznar and sung by Argentino Ledesma and Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Trovador Mazorquero, meaning ‘Faithful Minstrel’; a vals recorded by Héctor Varela on 29 March 1955, with music composed by Juan Carlos Howard, first recorded in 1955, lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo and sung by Argentino Ledesma and Rodolfo Lesica.
  • A Media Luz, meaning ‘At Half Light’, the name a reference to evening twilight; a tango recorded by Héctor Varela on 1 November 1955 with music composed by Edgardo Donato in 1925, lyrics by Carlos César Lenzi and sung by Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Olvidame, meaning ‘Forget Me’; a arreglo en tango recorded by Héctor Varela on 22 July 1955, with music composed by Ary Barroso, lyrics by Horacio Sanguinetti and Ary Barroso, and sung by Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Historia De Un Amor, meaning ‘Story Of A Love’; a tango recorded by Héctor Varela on 13 March 1956, music and lyrics by Carlos Eleta Almarán and sung by Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Un Bailongo, meaning ‘A Dance’; a milonga recorded by Héctor Varela on 4 December 1950, music and lyrics by Carlos Gardel and José Razzano in 1922, and sung by Armando Laborde and Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Si Supiera Que La Extraño, meaning ‘If I Knew That I Miss Her’; a tango recorded by Héctor Varela on 30 November 1956, with music composed by Héctor Varela, first recorded in 1945, lyrics by Carlos Waiss and sung by Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Y Todavia Te Quiero, meaning ‘And I Want You Always’; a tango recorded by Héctor Varela on 24 July 1956; with music composed by Luciano Leocata in 1956, lyrics by Abel Aznar and sung by Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Gota De Lluvia, meaning ‘Raindrop’; a vals recorded by Héctor Varela on 1 August 1956, with music composed by Félix Lipesker, first recorded in 1939, lyrics by Homero Manzi and sung by Argentino Ledesma and Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Rosa Mia, meaning ‘My rose’; a vals recorded by Héctor Varela on 30 November 1956, with music composed by Héctor Gentile, lyrics by Ángel Di Rosa, and sung by Argentino Ledesma and Rodolfo Lesica.
  • No Me Hablen De Ella, meaning ‘Do Not Talk To Me About Her’; a tango recorded by Héctor Varela on 12 September 1957, music and lyrics by Tito Rossi and Jorge Moreira, and sung by Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Y Decime Qué Pasó, meaning ‘And Tell Me What Happened’; a tango recorded by Héctor Varela on 13 May 1957, with music composed by Carlos Luis Baroli in 1940, lyrics by Carlos Marín and sung by Rodolfo Lesica.
  • Maldonado, the name a reference to a stream in Buenos Aires; a tango recorded by Osvaldo Fresedo on 7 February 1928, with music composed by Luis Nicholas Visca, lyrics by Luis Rubistein and sung by Ernesto Famá.

Why Maldonado? Check out the earlier post asking “¿Dónde Está Santiago Maldonado?

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