La Busca, Candelo Folk Festival 2019

2020-01-09 - La Busca at Candelo Folk Festival 2019

With the advent of 2020 Tango Capital starts its 5th year with a look at the man and his wife who brought tango to the notice of the world outside Argentina – Alfredo Eusebio and Flora Gobbi. Kicking off the new year with a return to standard programming, there is a brief report on La Busca at Candelo Folk Festival 2019 and a quick round up of what’s on. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: La Busca on stage at Candelo Folk Festival 2019.

PLAYLIST:

  • Carriego; recorded by Miguel Caló on 5 January 1948; a tango with music composed by Roberto Nievas Blanco, lyrics by Julio Jorge Nelson, and sung by Roberto Arrieta. The name is a reference to the Argentine poet Evaristo Carriego, who had a big influence on the evolution of tango lyrics.
  • La Entrerriana; recorded by Alfredo J Gobbi on 16 May 1947; a vals with music composed by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, lyrics by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, and sung by Carlos Heredia and Hugo Soler.
  • La Crisis, meaning ‘The Crisis’; a cancion with music composed by Pascual ‘Cholo’ Mamone, lyrics by  Pascual ‘Cholo’ Mamone, and sung by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi.
  • Preciosa Mía, meaning ‘My Precious’; recorded in 1923; a cancion with music composed by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, lyrics by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, and sung by Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi.
  • No Me Abandones, meaning ‘Do Not Leave Me’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 31 July 1928; a vals with music composed by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, lyrics by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, and sung by
  • Sin Madre, meaning ‘Motherless’; recorded by Alfredo J Gobbi on 18 September 1956; a tango with music composed by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, first recorded in 1924, lyrics by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, and sung by Alfredo Del Rio.
  • Reliquias Porteñas, meaning ‘Memories Of Ladies Of Buenos Aires’; recorded by La Busca in 2017; a milonga with music composed by Graciano de Leone, first recorded in 1938 and lyrics by Celedonio Flores.
  • Invierno, meaning ‘Winter’; recorded by La Busca in 2017; a tango with music composed by Horacio Petarossi, first recorded in 1937, lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo, and sung by Juan de Astrada Veron.
  • Pobre Flor, meaning ‘Poor Flower’; recorded by La Busca in 2017; a vals with music composed by Luis Mottolese, first recorded in 1932, lyrics by Victor Spindola, and sung by Juan de Astrada Veron.
  • El Picaflor, meaning ‘The Lady’s Man’; recorded in 1925; a cancion with music composed by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, lyrics by Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi, and sung by Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Eusebio Gobbi.

 

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