Tango Guitars I

2020-08-26 - Tango Guitars - at the markets in Bs As

The guitar of the gauchos was the seminal instrument of tango, but separated over a century ago as the genre fissioned into two distinct streams – tango cancion – exemplified by Carlos Gardel with guitar backing – and the tango bailable tradition of the orquesta típica. Over recent decades this divide has been explored by guitarists playing the music of the bailable tradition, and this edition is the first of a series that features this exploration.  That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: Ann Smith; Guitars at the Markets in Bs As.

PLAYLIST:

  • Barrio De Tango, meaning ‘Suburb Of Tango’; from the collection ‘Si Vuelvo A Buenos Aires’ released in 2012, recorded by Quinteto De Los Santos in 2012; a tango with music composed by Ánibal Troilo in 1942, lyrics by Homero Manzi, and sung by Walter (Chino) Larroquet.
  • Viejo Smoking, meaning ‘Old Man Smoking’; from the collection ‘Si Vuelvo A Buenos Aires’ released in 2012, recorded by Quinteto De Los Santos in 2012; a tango with music composed by Guillermo Barbieri in 1930, lyrics by Celedonio Flores, and sung by Roberto Piraccini.
  • El Motivo, meaning ‘The Motive’, and also known as ‘Pobre Paica’; from the collection ‘Si Vuelvo A Buenos Aires’ released in 2012, recorded by Quinteto De Los Santos in 2012; a tango with music composed by Juan Carlos Cobián in 1920, lyrics by Pascual Contursi, and sung by Néstor Fabián.
  • Taquito Militar, meaning ‘Little Military Heel’; from the collection ‘Hermanos Veloso vol. 3’ released in 2012, recorded by Hermanos Veloso in 2012; a milonga with music composed by Mariano Mores in 1952 and lyrics by Dante Gilardoni. The CD is undated but was purchased early in 2012, and was reasonably recent then.
  • Canaro En Paris, meaning ‘Canaro In Paris’; from the collection ‘Hermanos Veloso vol. 3’ released in 2012, recorded by Hermanos Veloso in 2012; a tango with music composed by Alejandro Scarpino & Juan Caldarella, first recorded in 1927 and lyrics by José Antonio Scarpino. The CD is undated but was purchased early in 2012, and was reasonably recent then.
  • Nueve De Julio, meaning ‘9th Of July’, and also known as ‘9 De Julio’; from the collection ‘Hermanos Veloso vol. 3’ released in 2012, recorded by Hermanos Veloso in 2012; 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 Argentina’s independence from the Spanish Empire. The CD is undated but was purchased early in 2012, and was reasonably recent then.
  • Comme Il Faut, meaning ‘As It Should Be’, and also known as ‘Como Debe Ser’; from the collection ‘Tango Tango vol. 3’ released in 2010, recorded by LaBorde & Kvitko in 2010; a tango with music composed by Eduardo Arolas, first recorded in 1936, lyrics by Gabriel Clausi, and sung by Walter (Chino) Laborde. A joint production from Walter (Chino) Laborde (voice) and Diego Kvitko (guitar).
  • Derecho Viejo, meaning ‘Old Rule’; from the collection ‘Tango Tango vol. 3’ released in 2010, recorded by LaBorde & Kvitko in 2010; a tango with music composed by Eduardo Arolas, first recorded in 1917, and sung by Walter (Chino) Laborde. A joint production from Walter (Chino) Laborde (voice) and Diego Kvitko (guitar).
  • Mi Dolor, meaning ‘My Grief’; from the collection ‘Tango Tango vol. 3’ released in 2010, recorded by LaBorde & Kvitko in 2010; a tango with music composed by Carlos Marcucci, first recorded in 1926, lyrics by Manuel Meaños, and sung by Walter (Chino) Laborde. A joint production from Walter (Chino) Laborde (voice) and Diego Kvitko (guitar).
  • Berretín; from the collection ‘Complicidad’ released in 2007, recorded by Mainetti & Angeleri in 2007; a tango with music composed by Pedro Laurenz in 1928. A joint production from Pablo Marinetti (bandoneón)  and Cesár Angeleri (guitar).
  • Mariposita, meaning ‘Little Butterfly’; from the collection ‘Complicidad’ released in 2007, recorded by Mainetti & Angeleri in 2007; a tango with music composed by Anselmo A Aieta in 1941 and lyrics by Francisco García Jiménez. A joint production from Pablo Marinetti (bandoneón)  and Cesár Angeleri (guitar).
  • Silbando, meaning ‘Whistling’; from the collection ‘Complicidad’ released in 2007, recorded by Mainetti & Angeleri in 2007; a tango with music composed by Cátulo Castillo & Sebastián Piana in 1923 and lyrics by José González Castillo (Juan de León). A joint production from Pablo Marinetti (bandoneón)  and Cesár Angeleri (guitar).
  • Melancólico, meaning ‘Melancholy’; from the collection ‘Tango Argentino’ released in 2003, recorded by Victor Villadangos in 2003; a tango with music composed by Julián Plaza, first recorded in 1961.
  • Nostálgico, meaning ‘Nostalgic’; from the collection ‘Tango Argentino’ released in 2003, recorded by Victor Villadangos in 2003; a tango with music composed by Julián Plaza, first recorded in 1962.
  • Sur, meaning ‘South’; from the collection ‘Tango Argentino’ released in 2003, recorded by Victor Villadangos in 2003; a tango with music composed by Ánibal Troilo.
  • Oro Y Plata, meaning ‘Gold And Silver’; from the collection ‘Altertango II’ released in 2004, recorded by Altertango in 2004; a tango with music composed by Charlo in 1943, lyrics by Homero Manzi, and sung by Victoria Di Raimondo.

 

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