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Guitarra mía - Tango

Catalogue numberBIS-2165 SACD
Release date2017-03-05
Orig. sample rate96000 Hz
Total time63:43

The origins of the tango are debatable, but few would disagree in naming Carlos Gardel the first great figure of the genre. Beginning his career as a folk singer, Gardel is also generally regarded as the creator of sung tango, tango canción. In the course of some 25 years, he wrote a large number of songs, recorded numerous discs and acted in several films, achieving international stardom. All the Gardel songs heard here featured in films produced between 1932 and 1935. Lending its title to the present disc, Guitarra, guitarra mía was the last song Gardel recorded, shortly before he died in a plane crash in June 1935. Only months earlier, he had encountered a young boy who had a walk-on part in his last film – a striking coincidence, as the boy was Astor Piazzolla, alongside Gardel the most influential figure in the history of the tango. In contrast to Gardel, however, Piazzolla was for a long time the black sheep of traditional tango, eager to explore art music and jazz and to incorporate elements of both in his own music, which became known as nuevo tango. Written for the ensembles that he played and toured worldwide with, pieces such as La muerte del ángel and Vuelvo al sur became immortal. Himself a bandoneon player, Piazzolla often included guitar in his ensembles, but did not compose for solo guitar until in the 1980s, when he wrote the Cinco Piezas that close the disc. Along with numerous arrangements, these have entered the guitar repertoire and are here performed by the German guitarist Franz Halász, who on recent discs for BIS has impressed the critics to the point of winning a Latin Grammy Award in 2015 with a disc of chamber music by Radamés Gnattali.

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Extra material for download
  Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
01 La muerte del ángel 03:13 $ 0.79 USD
  Composer: Gardel, Carlos
02 Mi Buenos Aires querido 03:35 $ 0.87 USD
  Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
03 Primavera porteña 05:23 $ 1.30 USD
  Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
04 Vuelvo al sur 03:53 $ 0.94 USD
  Composer: Gardel, Carlos
  Guitarra, guitarra mía
05 Guitarra, guitarra mía 02:20 $ 0.56 USD
  Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
06 La última grela (arr. J. Falk) 04:13 $ 1.02 USD
  Composer: Gardel, Carlos
07 Criollita de mis amores (arr. D. Kres) 02:31 $ 0.62 USD
  Composer: Gardel, Carlos
08 Sus ojos se cerraron (arr. J. Falk) 03:21 $ 0.81 USD
  Composer: Gardel, Carlos
09 El día que me quiera 03:54 $ 0.96 USD
  Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
10 Triunfal 03:00 $ 0.74 USD
  Composer: Gardel, Carlos
11 Por una cabeza 02:40 $ 0.65 USD
  Composer: Gardel, Carlos
12 Cuando tú no estás (arr. D. Kres) 03:59 $ 0.97 USD
  Composer: Gardel, Carlos
13 Volver (arr. D. Kres) 03:07 $ 0.76 USD
  Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
  Cinco Piezas para guitarra 17:09
14 Campero 03:44 $ 0.91 USD
15 Romántico 03:50 $ 0.93 USD
16 Acentuado 03:12 $ 0.77 USD
17 Tristón 03:48 $ 0.92 USD
18 Compadre 02:35 $ 0.74 USD
  Album total 63:43
GuitarHalász, Franz
ComposerGardel, Carlos
Piazzolla, Astor
ArrangerBenítez, Balthazar
Halász, Débora
Halász, Franz
Miolin, Anders
Villadangos, Victor

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