Tango De Saxos

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There is a report on the Tango De Saxos collaboration between some tango musicians and a bunch of saxophonists, and the professional career of Héctor Artola features, along with a round-up of What’s On.That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: Tango De Saxos played at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney, on 24 February 2019; Daniel Rojas on piano, Stephen Cutriss on bandoneón, and Nexas Quartet.

PLAYLIST: 

  • Recuerdo, meaning ‘Memory’; recorded by Bianca-Bachicha on 28 January 1928; a tango with music composed by Osvaldo Pugliese in 1924 and lyrics by Eduardo Moreno.
  • Se Va La Vida, meaning ‘Life Goes On’; recorded by Bachicha on December 1930; a tango with music composed by Edgardo Donato & Robert Zerillo in 1929, lyrics by Luis Mario, and sung by Emilia García and Juan Raggi.
  • Falsedad, meaning ‘Falsehood’; recorded by Rafael Canaro in 1939; a tango with music composed by Héctor María Artola, first recorded in 1936, lyrics by Alfredo Navarrine, and sung by Alberto Tagle.
  • Marcas, meaning ‘Marks’; recorded by Osvaldo Fresedo on 17 September 1941; a tango with music composed by Héctor María Artola, first recorded in 1940, lyrics by Carlos Bahr, and sung by Carlos Meyel.
  • No Me Pregunten Porqué, meaning ‘Do Not Ask Me Why’, and also known as ‘No Me Pregunten Por Qué’; recorded by Héctor Artola on 18 August 1952; a tango with music composed by Carlos Di Sarlo in 1935, lyrics by Reinaldo Pignataro, and sung by Oscar Alonso.
  • Che, Bandoneón, meaning ‘Hey, Bandoneón’;, from the collection ‘El Asunto Del Tango’ released in 2015, recorded by Nexas in 2015; a tango with music composed by Ánibal Troilo in 1950 and lyrics by Homero Manzi.
  • Tengo Un Tango, meaning ‘I Have A Tango’;, from the collection ‘El Asunto Del Tango’ released in 2015, recorded by Nexas in 2015; a milonga with music composed by Héctor Dingis, first recorded in 2008 and lyrics by Bibí Albert.
  • La Cumparsita, meaning ‘The Little March’;, from the collection ‘El Asunto Del Tango’ released in 2015, recorded by Nexas in 2015; a tango with music composed by Gerardo Matos Rodríguez in 1924 and lyrics by Pascual Contursi, Enrique Maroni, and Gerardo Matos Rodríguez.

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