Fabio Hager, bandoneonista

2020-07-15 - Fabio Hager - image by permission

This week Tango Capital casts the spotlight on contemporary bandoneonista and composer Fabio Hager. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: reproduced by permission from https://fabiohager.wixsite.com/tango

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PLAYLIST:

  • Felicia; from the collection ‘Vuelvo Al Sur’ released in 2006, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2006; a tango with music composed by Enrique Saborido, first recorded in 1927 and lyrics by Carlos Mauricio Pacheco. The name is a reference to a woman’s name.
  • Organito De La Tarde, meaning ‘Hurdy-gurdy Of The Afternoon’; from the collection ‘Recuerdo’ released in 2007, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2007; a tango with music composed by Cátulo Castillo in 1923 and lyrics by José González Castillo (Juan De León).
  • Recuerdo, meaning ‘Memory’; from the collection ‘Recuerdo’ released in 2007, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2007; a tango with music composed by Osvaldo Pugliese in 1924 and lyrics by Eduardo Moreno.
  • Nueve De Julio, meaning ‘Ninth of July’, and also known as ‘9 De Julio’; from the collection ‘Recuerdo’ released in 2007, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2007; a tango with music composed by José Luis Padula, first recorded in 1916 and lyrics by Lito Bayardo. The name is a reference to an important date in the struggle for independence.
  • Canaro En Paris, meaning ‘Canaro In Paris’; from the collection ‘Encanto Rojo’ released in 2008, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2008; a tango with music composed by Alejandro Scarpino & Juan Caldarella, first recorded in 1927 and lyrics by José Antonio Scarpino.
  • Cambalache, meaning ‘Mix-up’; from the collection ‘Zona De Riesgo’ released in 2010, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2010; a tango with music composed by Enrique Santos Discépolo in 1934 and lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo.
  • Los Cien Barrios Porteños, meaning ‘The Hundred Neighbourhoods ‘, and also known as ‘Cien Barrios Porteños’; from the collection ‘Valses’ released in 2010, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2010; a vals with music composed by Rodolfo Sciammarella in 1945 and lyrics by Carlos Artagnan Petit.
  • Ilusion Azul, meaning ‘Blue Illusion’; from the collection ‘Valses’ released in 2010, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2010; a vals with music composed by Arquímedes Arci, first recorded in 1933 and lyrics by Arquímedes Arci.
  • Pabellón De Las Rosas, meaning ‘Pavilion Of The Roses’; from the collection ‘Valses’ released in 2010, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2010; a vals with music composed by José Felipetti, first recorded in 1910 and lyrics by Antonio Catania & María Catania. Pabellón De Las Rosas was an popular café and dance spot in the formative years of tango.
  • El Entrerriano, meaning ‘The Chap From Entre Ríos’; from the collection ‘Retorno’ released in 2012, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2012; a tango with music composed by Rosendo Mendisábal in 1897 and lyrics by Ernesto Temes. This is one of the earliest tangos that can be positively dated. It was written for dedication to a wealthy landowner.
  • Pavadita, meaning ‘Trifle’; from the collection ‘Retorno’ released in 2012, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2012; a tango with music composed by Anselmo A Aieta, first recorded in 1958. Recorded between September 2011 and April 2012.
  • El Rey Del Compás, meaning ‘The King Of The Beat’; from the collection ‘Todo O Nada’ released in 2019, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2019; a tango with music and lyrics by Principe Cubana, first recorded in 1939. This was the title bestowed on Juan D’Arienzo after he re-invigorated tango in 1935.
  • Vuelvo Al Sur, meaning ‘Return To The South’; from the collection ‘Vuelvo Al Sur’ released in 2006, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2006; a tango nuevo with music composed by Astor Piazzolla, first recorded in 1987 and lyrics by Fernando Solanas.
  • Zona De Riesgo, meaning ‘Zone Of Risk’; from the collection ‘Zona De Riesgo’ released in 2010, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2010, a tango nuevo composed by Fabio Hager and recorded by him in 2008.
  • Retorno, meaning ‘Return ‘; from the collection ‘Retorno’ released in 2012, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2012; a tango nuevo composed by Fabio Hager and recorded by him in 2008.
  • Todo O Nada, meaning ‘All Or Nothing’; from the collection ‘Todo O Nada’ released in 2019, recorded by Fabio Hager in 2019, a tango Nuevo composed by Fabio Hager and recorded by him in 2008.
  • A New Way; from the collection ‘A New Way’ released in 2020, recorded by The Soundtrack Virtual Orchestra in 2020; music composed by Fabio Hager.
  • Encanto Rojo, meaning ‘Red Enchantment’; from the collection ‘Encanto Rojo’ released in 2008, composed by Fabio Hager and recorded by him in 2008.

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