Listen in as Julian Schaeffer meets Entre Tango Duo for an afternoon of Bossa nova, Chacarera, Zamba, and Tango. The dynamic professional life of bandoneonista and orquesta leader Pedro Laurenz is also featured, together with a quick round up of live music events across the region during October and November. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:
- broadcasting on 2xxfm 98.3 in Canberra,
- streaming live and also on demand from http://www.2xxfm.org.au
Image: Elian Sellanes (piano), Julian Schaeffer (guitar), and Elena González (vocals) at Open Studio, Northcote, VIC on 27 April 2019.
- Marioneta, meaning ‘Puppet’; recorded by Ánibel Troilo on 6 October 1944; a tango with music composed by Juan José Guichandut in 1928, lyrics by Armando Tagini, and sung by Floreal Ruíz.
- Mendocina, meaning ‘Girl From Mendoza’; recorded by Pedro Laurenz on 19 Devcember 1944; a vals with music composed by Miguel Bruno, first recorded in 1942, lyrics by Benigno Palmeiro, and sung by Carlos Bermúdez and Jorge Linares.
- Julián; recorded by Pedro Laurenz and Pedro Maffia, in duet on 3 July 1925; a tango with music composed by Edgardo Donato in 1924 and lyrics by José Luis Panizza.
- La Revancha, meaning ‘The Rematch’, or ‘The Revenge’; recorded by Julio De Caro in 1932; a tango with music composed by Pedro Laurenz, first recorded in 1926 and lyrics by Pedro Laurenz.
- Amurado, meaning ‘Harassed’; recorded by Pedro Laurenz on 29 July 1940; a tango with music composed by Pedro Laurenz and Pedro Maffia in 1926, lyrics by José Pedro de Grandis, and sung by Juan Carlos Casas.
- Taquito Militar, meaning ‘Military Heels’; recorded by Quinteto Real on 1960s; a milonga with music composed by Mariano Mores in 1952. The name is a reference to the heeled boots that were worn as dress uniform by the military services in Argentina at the time; the heel was based on a cavalry heel, and so made a clear tap on the ground as the wearer walked – or danced.
- Déjame Que Me Vaya, meaning ‘Let Me Go’; recorded live from a performance by Entre Tango Duo and Julian Schaeffer at Open Studio, Northcote, Melbourne, VIC on 25 July 2019; a chacarera trunca with music composed by Saúl Belindo Carabajal and lyrics by Roberto Ternán. Written in or before 1995, when Chaqueño Palavecino released the song on the El Alma De Felipito album.
- Malena; recorded live from a performance by Entre Tango Duo and Julian Schaeffer at Open Studio, Northcote, Melbourne, VIC on 25 July 2019; a tango with music composed by Lucio Demare in 1942 and lyrics by Homero Manzi. It was possibly the nightclub singer Malena de Toledo (stage name of Elena Tortolero) who captured Manzi’s imagination when he saw her performing in Brazil, and led him to write these lyrics. The story goes that Demare was so taken by the lyrics that he wrote the music for them in a quarter of an hour.
- Tango Negro, meaning ‘Black Tango’; recorded live from a performance by Entre Tango Duo and Julian Schaeffer at Open Studio, Northcote, Melbourne on 25 July 2019; a milonga candombe with music and lyrics by Juan Carlos Cáceres, first recorded by him in 1999.
- Romance De Barrio, meaning ‘Suburban Romance’;, from the collection ‘Comme Il Faut’ released in 2019, recorded by Pablo Estigarribia, Horacio Cabarcos, and Victor Lavallen in 2019; a vals with music composed by Ánibal Troilo in 1947 and lyrics by Homero Manzi.