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Tango Argentino

The tango has always retained its image of a dance unashamedly sensual in character. Developed in the poorer districts of Buenos Aires during the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century, it combined new music and dance styles from different countries with those of the native population to form a dance now popular all over the world. This recording presents a fascinating cross section of Argentinian composers from the three most successful periods in the history of tango, before and after the First World War, the golden age from the 1930s until the military coup in 1955 and the current worldwide renaissance. If pride of place goes to the master himself, Astor Piazzola, it was Carlos Gardel who made the tango fashionable abroad during the 1920s, while Lito Vitale belongs to a new generation of Argentinian composers who have combined the form with jazz and folk-music.

Blázquez, Eladia

  Kite-flying Dream
1.   Kite - flying Dream 00:03:41

Moscardini, Carlos

  Milonga of Confusion
2.   Milonga of Confusion 00:02:56

Piazzolla, Astor

  The Last Woman
3.   The Last Woman 00:04:08
4.   Libertango 00:04:19

Gardel, Carlos

  The Day You Love Me
5.   The Day You Love Me 00:04:58
  Coming Back
6.   Coming Back 00:03:12

Mores, Mariano

  Military Tap
7.   Military Tap 00:02:49

Plaza, Julian

8.   Melancholic 00:03:12
9.   Nostalgic 00:03:40

Troilo, Aníbal

10.   South 00:02:56

Moscardini, Carlos

  For the tilingos
11.   For the tilingos 00:02:29

Piazzolla, Astor

  Farewell Nonino
12.   Farewell Nonino 00:04:35
  Midnight in Buenos Aires
13.   Midnight in Buenos Aires 00:04:13
  Jacinto Chiclana
14.   Jacinto Chiclana 00:04:01
15.   Triumphal 00:03:14

Cosentino, Saul

  La Recoleta
16.   La Recoleta 00:03:50

Laurenz, Pedro

  Milonga of My Loves
17.   Milonga of My Loves 00:03:16

Vitale, Lito

  71 Milonga
18.   71 Milonga 00:03:26

Total Playing Time: 01:04:55

Blázquez, Eladia; Cosentino, Saul; Gardel, Carlos; Laurenz, Pedro; Mores, Mariano; Moscardini, Carlos; Piazzolla, Astor; Plaza, Julian; Troilo, Aníbal; Vitale, Lito

Villadangos, Victor

Label: Naxos

Series: Guitar Collection

Genre: Instrumental

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.555721

Barcode: 0747313572120

Physical Release: 12/2003

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