Part 1. Author: Isidro Aguirre
On this opportunity Carlos Gardel interprets the song “Padrino pelao” (Bald godfather) by Enrique Delfino, in front of the camera, by himself. The main difference between this clip, and other such as “Añoranzas” is the fact that, while in the others Gardel usually appears along a guitar, in this one, Eduardo Madero thought that it would be better to show him alone. To make a bigger and more exclusive impact. Focusing only on Gardel gave the illusion as if he was singing to each individual audience member.
As from 2006, “Bailando por un Sueño” (which means “Dancing to make your Dream Happen”) has become a part of the popular culture in argentine entertainment. It is a television program, that, just as its name suggests, consists on a competition in which the contestants display their impressive artistic dance choreographies to get the audience’s approval, and following it, the approval of the whole country.
Every July the 25th we remember one of the greatest and most famous symbols of popular “milonga” tango. He is well known as an extraordinary argentine tango piano player, composer and orchestra director.
This documentary about Ástor Piazzolla’s life was constructed, to a large extent, with recollected information both in audio and video format. It achieves an authentic biographical account of the Argentinian composer born in Mar del Plata.
Part 4. Author: Isidro Aguirre. The “Chantecler” was an emblematic tango building, built in 1924 and demolished in 1960. It was located on the street Paraná 440, in the city of Buenos Aires. It belonged to French citizen Charles Seguin who had built it in order for it to become a Cabaret.
By Isidro Aguirre. The most representative musical pieces from this era was the tango “El entrerriano” (1897), that featured the novelty of having three parts, characteristic of the Guardia Vieja tango. Created by Anselmo Rosendo Mendizábal (pianist), considered as the first published tango that had been released in a dance house known as “María la Vasca”, where students, jockeys and wealthy people generally danced.
Opus laudat artificem (the artista is known due to his work)
Between the months of October and November of the year 1930, Carlos Gardel stared...
Every July 4th we commemorate the passing away of one of the most important accordion players, composers, musical arrangers and tango orchestra directors of the 20th Century artistically known as Astor Piazzola and nicknamed “The Great Astor”.