Find music by

Sign up for our newsletter




PIAZZOLLA - ESCUALO5

Composers
Genres
Orchestras / Ensembles
Periods
Label
Catalogue numberBIS-2605 SACD
Release date2021-12-01
Discs1
Orig. sample rate96000Hz
Total time75:10

With his tango nuevo, Astor Piazzolla has been welcomed into the world of classical music in a way that no other ‘non-classical’ composer has experienced. His music is played in concert halls around the world, and has been arranged for the most varied forces: symphony orchestra, string quartet, brass ensemble, mandolin orchestra, harpsichord… Taking their name from Piazzolla’s Escualo (‘Shark’), written in 1979 for his Quinteto Tango Nuevo, the five musicians that make up ESCUALO5 have a different approach, replicating the formation that Piazzolla performed with for much of his career: bandoneon, violin, piano, guitar and
double bass.

The aim isn’t to recreate Piazzolla’s own performances, however – based in Munich but hailing from respectively Brazil, Germany, Greece and Belarus, the members are soloists in their own right, bringing their individual talents as improvisers and arrangers to the recordings. The programme that ESCUALO5 have devised for their first album includes some much-loved as well as less familiar pieces for the quintet setup – Primavera Porteña, Soledad, Adiós Nonino, Fracanapa – as well as arrangements of Tango Suite and Histoire du Tango, originally for two guitars and flute and guitar, respectively.
 
  • STUDIO QUALITY
    File formats included in STUDIO QUALITY
    • FLAC 24-bit Stereo
    • FLAC 24-bit Surround 5.0
    • FLAC 16-bit Stereo
    • MP3 Stereo
  • CD QUALITY | MP3
    File formats included in CD QUALITY | MP3
    • FLAC 16-bit Stereo
    • MP3 Stereo
$ 18.02
 
Extra material for download
 
 
  Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
01 Primavera Porteña 05:19 $ 1.28 USD
 
02 Soledad 07:11 $ 1.72 USD
 
  Tango Suite 14:57
03 Tango No. 1 04:28 $ 1.07 USD
04 Tango No. 2 04:08 $ 0.99 USD
05 Tango No. 3 06:21 $ 1.52 USD
 
06 Bandoneón, Guitarra y Bajo 04:23 $ 1.05 USD
 
07 Adiós Nonino  08:35 $ 2.06 USD
 
08 Fracanapa 03:25 $ 0.82 USD
 
  Histoire du Tango 19:05
09 Bordel 1900 03:59 $ 0.96 USD
10 Café 1930 06:53 $ 1.65 USD
11 Nightclub 1960 05:20 $ 1.28 USD
12 Concert d’aujourd’hui 02:53 $ 0.69 USD
 
13 Contrabajísimo  12:09 $ 2.92 USD
 
  Album total 75:10
ComposerPiazzolla, Astor
EnsembleESCUALO5
ViolinKeramidis, Iason
AccordionKuralionok, Alexander
GuitarHalász, Franz
PianoHalász, Débora
Double bassStubenrauch, Philipp

Daily Deal
Top downloads
eClassical.com is a completely virtual record label and a secure online store open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Customers and visitors can download classical music in high quality FLAC or MP3 and find out more about classical music.

Start page    24 Bit FAQ    Assistance    About eClassical    Classical News