Cuarteto Con Brio

2020-06-02 - Cuarteto Con Brio, playing the autumn milonga on 29 Feb 2020, Sydney

The widely known music of Sexteto Mayor, the debut of Cuarteto Con Brio, and a quick round-up of some virtual tango options – it’s all happening here, this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: Ann Smith: Cuarteto Con Brio playing the autumn milonga in Sydney 29 February 2020

PLAYLIST:

  • El Santo De La Espada, meaning ‘The Saint Of The Sword’; recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 7 June 1950; a vals with music composed by Luis Mendoza, lyrics by Reinaldo Yiso, and sung by Julio Martel.
  • Halcón Negro, meaning ‘Black Hawk’; recorded by Sexteto Mayor in 1973; a tango with music composed by Francisco Canaro, first recorded in 1932.
  • Contrabajeando, meaning ‘Smuggling’; recorded by Sexteto Mayor in 1973; a tango with music composed by Astor Piazzolla & Ánibal Troilo, first recorded in 1954.
  • A Los Amigos, meaning ‘To The Friends’; recorded live from a performance by Sexteto Mayor at Europe on 1998; a tango with music composed by Armando Pontier, first recorded in 1960.
  • Gallo Ciego, meaning ‘Blind Rooster’; recorded by Sexteto Mayor in 2008; a tango with music composed by Agustín Bardi, first recorded in 1927.
  • Paris Otoñal, meaning ‘Paris Autumn’; recorded by Sexteto Mayor in 2008; a tango with music composed by José Libertella, first recorded in 2004.
  • Romántico Bandoneón, meaning ‘Romantic Bandoneon’; recorded by Sexteto Mayor in 2004; a tango with music composed by José Libertella.
  • Desde El Alma, meaning ‘From The Soul’; recorded by Francisco Canaro on 23 May 1940; a vals with music composed by Rosita Melo, first recorded in 1927 and lyrics by Victor Piuma Vélez and Homero Manzi.
  • Canaro En Paris, meaning ‘Canaro In Paris’; recorded by Juan D’Arienzo on 21 November 1940; a tango with music composed by Alejandro Scarpino & Juan Caldarella, first recorded in 1927 and lyrics by José Antonio Scarpino.
  • Al Galope, meaning ‘The Gallop’; recorded live from a performance by Sexteto Mayor in Europe in 1998; a milonga with music composed by Leopoldo Federico & Domingo Rulio.
  • Nocturna, meaning ‘Night’; recorded live from a performance by Sexteto Mayor in Europe in 1998; a milonga with music composed by Julián Plaza, first recorded in 1961.

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