Carlos Dante – singer

2020-03-06 -Carlos Dante

Last edition took a brief look at the professional life of Carlos Dante, and this edition explores their legacy of compositions and recordings with Caló, the Canaros Francisco and Rafael, and of course with De Angelis.. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: https://www.todotango.com/english/artists/info/179/Carlos-Dante

PLAYLIST:

  • Mamá Yo Quiero Un Novio, meaning ‘Mama, I Want A Boyfriend’; recorded by Rafael Canaro in 1929; a tango with music composed by Ramón Collazo in 1928, lyrics by Roberto Fontaina, and sung by Carlos Dante and Rafael Canaro.
  • TBC, and also known as ‘Te Bese’; recorded by Rafael Canaro in 1929; a tango with music composed by Edgardo Donato in 1928, lyrics by Roberto Fontaina & Víctor Soliño, and sung by Carlos Dante and Rafael Canaro.
  • Ya No Cantas, Chingolo, meaning ‘You Don’t Sing Anymore, Little Bird’; recorded by Rafael Canaro in 1929; a tango with music composed by Antonio Scatasso in 1928, lyrics by Edmundo Bianchi, and sung by Carlos Dante and Rafael Canaro. The name is a reference to a small reddish-brown bird of the pampa as a symbol of the pampa lifestyle.
  • Como Palo ‘e Gallinero; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 24 November 1932; a ranchera with music composed by Rafael Rossi, lyrics by Francisco Brancatti, and sung by Carlos Dante and Ángel Ramos.
  • Quien Tuviera 20 Abriles, meaning ‘Who Is 20 Years Old?’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 24 November 1932; a tango sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Recuerdos Del Pasado, meaning ‘Memories Of The Past’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 24 November 1932; a tango with music composed by Enrique Delfino, lyrics by Enrique Delfino, and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Serenata Criolla, meaning ‘Creole Serenade’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 24 November 1932; a ranchera with music composed by Antonio Molina, and sung by Carlos Dante and Ángel Ramos.
  • No Vale La Pena, meaning ‘Not Worth It’; recorded by Miguel Caló on 5 October 1934; a tango with music composed by Antonio Helú, lyrics by Antonio Helú, and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Alma Mía, meaning ‘My Soul’; recorded by Miguel Caló on 17 December 1935; a tango with music composed by Domingo Cuestas, lyrics by Mario Gomila, and sung by Carlos Dante and Hermanas Morel.
  • Caballo De Calesita, meaning ‘Merry-Go-Round Horse’; recorded by Miguel Caló on 14 March 1936; a tango with music composed by Miguel Nijensohn & Pedro Pandolfi, lyrics by Carlos Marín, and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Patrona, meaning ‘Patron Saint’; recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 29 May 1951; a milonga with music composed by Juan Larenza, lyrics by Cátulo Castillo, and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Esta Noche Me Despido, meaning ‘Tonight I Say Good-bye’; recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 12 May 1949; a tango with music composed by Carlos Dante, lyrics by José Rótulo, and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Por Eso Te Quiero, meaning ‘That’s Why I Love You’; recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 18 December 1953; a tango with music composed by Carlos Dante, lyrics by Reinaldo Yiso, and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Tu Pollera Azul, meaning ‘Your Blue Skirt’; a tango with music composed by Carlos Dante & Victor Braña & Reinaldo Yiso, lyrics by Carlos Dante & Victor Braña & Reinaldo Yiso, and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • El Retrato De Los Viejos, meaning ‘The Portrait Of The Old Folk’; recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 29 October 1956; a tango with music composed by Carlos Dante, lyrics by Jesús Otero, and sung by Oscar Larocca.
  • A Magaldi, meaning ‘To Magaldi’; recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 21 October 1947; a vals with music composed by Carlos Dante & Pedro Noda, lyrics by Juan Bernardo Tiggi, and sung by Carlos Dante and Julio Martel. The title is a reference to the death of Agustín Magaldi, singer, and composer who died in 1938.
  • Selección De Valses, meaning ‘Selection Of Waltzes’; recorded by Francini-Pontier on 4 December 1953; a vals with music composed by Carlos Dante & Francisco Canaro, first recorded in 1952 and lyrics by Ivo Pelay & Juan Bernardo Tiggi. The valses making up this medley are Una Lágrima, A Mi Madre, Desde el Alma, Palomita Blanca, Amor y Cielo, and Un Placer.
  • Primer Beso, meaning ‘First Kiss’; recorded by Francini-Pontier on 4 February 1948; a vals with music composed by Carlos Dante & Pedro Noda, lyrics by Héctor Gagliardi, and sung by Raúl Berón and Roberto Rufino.

 

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