The Tango Decades: 1945-1949

2019-11-28 - The Tango Decades 1945-49

Bringing a different perspective to the music of tango, The Tango Decades is an 8-part series focusing on a horizontal slice of what was hot, decade by decade, as tango blossomed over 40 years. This fifth episode is focused on 1945 to 1949, and explores how the role of the singer was linked to developments in recording technologies.  That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: Vintage labels of tango recordings from some of the major players in the Argentinian recording industry at the time.

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The Tango Decades: 1940-1944

2019-11-22 - The Tango Decades 1940-45

Bringing a different perspective to the music of tango, The Tango Decades is an 8-part series focusing on a horizontal slice of what was hot, decade by decade, as tango blossomed over 40 years. This fourth episode introduces the music and singing as the Golden Age of tango for dancing blossomed from 1940 to 1944.   That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image:  Image of Raúl Berón singing on air at Radio Belgrano in 1943 from http://tandaoftheweek.blogspot.com/2013/09/tanda-of-week-22-2013-lucio-demare-y.html

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The Tango Decades: 1935-1939

2019-11-14 - The Tango Decades 1935-1939

Bringing a different perspective to the music of tango, The Tango Decades is an 8-part series focusing on a horizontal slice of what was hot, decade by decade, as tango blossomed over 40 years. This third episode reviews the transitional period 1935-1939 as the Guardia Nueva segued to the Golden Age of tango for dancing.  That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: Carlos Gardel sings and dances in ‘Tango Bar’, in one of his last appearances before dying in a plane crash in June 1935.

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The Tango Decades: 1930-1934

2019-11-07 - The Tango Decades 1930-34

Bringing a different perspective to the music of tango, The Tango Decades is an 8-part series focusing on a horizontal slice of what was hot, decade by decade, as tango blossomed over 40 years. This week explores some of the factors that came together in the years 1930-1934 to set the scene for the perfect storm that tango became .…… That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: In 1933 a very young (19 years old) Ánibal Troilo was one of the musicians in the Argentine film, ‘Los Tres Berretines’.

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