Carlos Lázzari – the music

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You have heard his music, danced to it many times; this week features a chronological exploration of the musical legacy of bandoneonista, composer and orquesta leader Carlos Lázzari, structuring his compositions around the 3 key periods of his career.  That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image credit: image detailed from cover of the 1988 CD Los Solistas de D’Arienzo.

PLAYLIST:

  • Calla Bandoneón, meaning ‘Be Quiet Bandoneón’; recorded by Ricardo Tanturi on 18 May 1944; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari, lyrics by Oscar Rubens, and sung by Enrique Campos.
  • Hoy Te Quiero Mucho Más, meaning ‘Today I Love You Even More’; recorded by Rodolfo Biagi on 30 November 1945; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari, lyrics by Horacio Sanguinerri, and sung by Alberto Amor.
  • De Vuelta, meaning ‘Return’; recorded by Carlos Di Sarli on 26 September 1947; a vals with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari, lyrics by Carlos Bahr, and sung by Alberto Podestá.
  • Susurro De Bandoneón, meaning ‘Bandoneón Whisper’; recorded by Héctor Varela in 1975; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari.
  • Yo Sé Que Te Adoro, meaning ‘I Know That I Adore You’; recorded by Ángel De Angelis on 25 June 1958; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Juan Polito, lyrics by Pedro Gregorio Gallelli, and sung by Juan Carlos Godoy.
  • Como Una De Tantas; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 10 June 1955; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari, lyrics by Carlos Bahr, and sung by Alberto Echagüe.
  • La tango; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 17 May 1956; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari, lyrics by Alberto Echagüe, and sung by Alberto Echagüe.
  • Más Grande Que Nunca, meaning ‘Bigger Than Ever’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 23 December 1958; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Enrique Alessio.
  • Andate Con Tu Mama, meaning ‘Go With Your Mother’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 28 May 1958; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Enrique Alessio, lyrics by Mario Bustos, and sung by Mario Bustos.
  • Pienso, meaning ‘I Think’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 22 May 1958; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Aldo Junissi, lyrics by Mario Bustos, and sung by Mario Bustos.
  • Pero Solo Estoy Mejor, meaning ‘But I Am Simply The Best’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 29 October 1959; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari, lyrics by Julio César Curi, and sung by Mario Bustos.
  • Engañadora, meaning ‘Flatterer’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 20 November 1959; a milonga with music composed by Enrique Alessio and lyrics by Carlos Ángel Lázzari.
  • Pura Trampa, meaning ‘Pure Trickery’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 2 October 1964; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Jorge Dragone and Juan Polito.
  • Este Es El Rey, meaning ‘This Is The King’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 26 November 1971; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Manuel Antonio Caballero and Juan Polito.
  • Nuestro Encuentro, meaning ‘Our Tryst’; recorded by Los Solistas in 1988; a vals with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Carlos Galván.
  • La Catedral Del Tango, meaning ‘The Cathedral Of The Tango’; recorded by Los Solistas in 1988; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Alfredo Montoya.
  • Don Alfredo; recorded by Los Solistas in 1988; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Alfredo Montoya.
  • Jaque Mate, meaning ‘Checkmate’; recorded by Los Solistas in 1988; a tango with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari and Alfredo Montoya.
  • La Manzanita, meaning ‘The Little Apple’; recorded by Los Solistas in 1997; a milonga with music composed by Carlos Ángel Lázzari, first recorded in 1960, lyrics by Ángel Gatti and Juan Polito, and sung in duet by Osvaldo Ramos and Alberto Echagüe.

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