Stephen Cutriss, bandoneonista

2018-10-19 - Stephen Cutriss

This week Tango Capital explores the reciprocal influences of ensemble size and musical style in conversation with bandoneonista Stephen Cutriss.

That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image credit: Stephen Cutriss playing at Milonga Capital, 22 September 2018, as seen by Geoffrey Dunn.

Photos can be viewed at this Dropbox link. You can contact Geoffrey Dunn directly for high-quality and unwatermarked versions: geoffrey@geoffreydunn.com.au

PLAYLIST:

  • Bahia Blanca, meaning ‘White Bay’; recorded by Carlos Di Sarli on November 1958; a tango with music composed by Carlos Di Sarli, first recorded in 1957. The name is a reference to the city in which the composer, Carlos Di Sarli, was born -Bahia Blanca, on the bay of the same name.
  • Loca, meaning ‘Mad Woman’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 22 December 1955; a tango with music composed by Manuel Jovés in 1922 and lyrics by Antonio Viergol.
  • Pata Ancha, from lunfardo, meaning ‘Wide Legs’; recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese on 13 May 1957; a tango with music composed by Mario Demarco. The name is a reference to facing a risky situation, as a criollo knife fighter would face a fight with weight balanced on feet spaced apart.
  • Salteño Viejo, meaning ‘Old Man From Salta’; recorded by Chaqueño Palavecino in 1997; a zamba with music and lyrics composed by Jose Jacobo Botelli, first recorded in 1967, and sung by Chaqueño Palavecino.
  • Chacarera De Las Piedras, meaning ‘Chacarera Of The Rocks’; recorded by Hugo Torres on 19 August 2014; a chacarera with music composed by Pablo De Cerro, first recorded in 1992, lyrics by Atahualpa Yupanqui, and sung by Hugo Torres. The name is a reference to the rocky mountainous terrain of western Argentina.
  • Pavadita, meaning ‘Little Trifle’; recorded by Tango Collusion Trio on 17 October 2018; a tango with music composed by Anselmo A Aieta, first recorded in 1958.
  • Negracha, meaning ‘Miserable Black Woman’; recorded by Tango Collusion Trio on 17 October 2018; a tango with music composed by Osvaldo Pugliese, first recorded in 1948.
  • Nueve Puntos, meaning ‘Nine Points’, and also known as ‘9 Puntos’; recorded by Tango Collusion Trio on 17 October 2018; a tango with music composed by Francisco Canaro, first recorded in 1920.

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