Erika Mordek, DJ

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This edition introduces Canberran tango teacher Erika Mordek and her views on DJing tango music in both teaching and milonga contexts. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: Peter Dall; Erika Mordek teaching at the National Folk Festival 2016

PLAYLIST:

  • Ella Es Así, meaning ‘She Is Like That’; recorded by Edgardo Donato on 10 October 1938; a milonga with music composed by Luis Martino, lyrics by Manuel Carretero, and sung by Horacio Lagos.
  • Soñar Y Nada Más, meaning ‘To Dream And Nothing More’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 5 May 1943; a vals with music composed by Francisco Canaro, lyrics by Ivo Pelay, and sung by Carlos Roldán and Eduardo Adrián.
  • Cacareando, meaning ‘Bragging’; recorded by Orquesta Típica Victor on 14 July 1933; a milonga with music composed by Antonio Sureda, lyrics by Gerónimo Sureda, and sung by Carlos Lafuente.
  • Yo Tengo Una Novia, meaning ‘I Have A Girlfriend’; recorded by Ángel D’Agostino on 17 November 1942; a vals with music composed by Rosendo Pesoa and Diego Centeno, lyrics by Héctor Marcó, and sung by Ángel Vargas.
  • Amor Y Celos, meaning ‘Love And Jealousy’, and also known as ‘Amor Y Celo’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 3 September 1936; a vals with music composed by Miguel Padula, first recorded in 1928 and lyrics by Alfredo Faustino Roldán.
  • Esquinas Porteñas, meaning ‘Street Corners Of Buenos Aires’; recorded by Ángel D’Agostino on 22 May 1942; a vals with music composed by Sebastián Piana, first recorded in 1932, lyrics by Homero Manzi, and sung by Ángel Vargas.
  • Milonga Criolla, meaning ‘Milonga Of Argentina’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 6 October 1936; a milonga with music composed by Alberto Soifer, lyrics by Manuel Romero, and sung by Roberto Maida.
  • Milonga De Mis Amores, meaning ‘Milonga Of My Loves’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 26 May 1937; a milonga with music composed by Pedro Laurenz in 1937 and lyrics by José María Contursi.
  • Silueta Porteña, meaning ‘Shadow Of A Woman Of Buenos Aires’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 17 July 1936; a milonga with music composed by Nicolas Luis Cuccaro and Juan Ventura Cuccaro in 1936, lyrics by Orlando D’Aniello and Ernesto Noli, and sung by Roberto Maida.
  • El Llorón, meaning ‘The One Who Weeps’; recorded by Hugo Díaz in 1972; a milonga with music composed by Juan Félix Maglio in 1933 and lyrics by Enrique Cadícomo.

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