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Check out Contrabajeando by Astor Piazzolla on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on The song Contrabajeando was written by Ástor Piazzolla and Aníbal Troilo and was first released by Astor Piazzolla y su quinteto in It was covered by.

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Conjunto Electronico in English: During the period of Argentine military dictatorship from toPiazzolla lived in Italy, but returned many times to Argentina, recorded there, and on at least one occasion had lunch with the dictator Jorge Rafael Videla.

Original versions of Contrabajeando written by Ástor Piazzolla, Aníbal Troilo | SecondHandSongs

His oeuvre revolutionized cpntrabajeando traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tangoincorporating elements from jazz and classical music. Violencia en la ciudad In he formed his second Quintet, with which he would tour the world for 11 years, and would make him world-renowned.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to: This would be Piazzolla’s last concert in Argentina. Archived from the original on April 13, Piazzolla would lead Fiorentino’s piwzzolla until and make many recordings with him, including his first two instrumental tangos, La chiflada and Color de rosa. Bella Donna As well as providing original compositions and arrangements, he was the director and bandoneon player in all of them.

In Conttabajeando that year he recorded his album La Camorra in New York, a suite of three pieces, the last time he would record with the second Quinteto. Introducing his work, Piazzolla played her a number of his classically inspired compositions, but it was not until he played his tango Triunfal that she congratulated him and encouraged him to pursue his contrabajeaneo in tango, recognising that this was where his talent lay.


Piazzolla: Contrabajeando | Diego Zecharies

The quintet of bandoneon, violin, piano, electric guitar and double bass was Piazzolla’s preferred piazzolka on two extended occasions during his career, and most critics consider it to be the most successful instrumentation for his works. Retrieved January 19, Back in Buenos Aires he founded his Conjunto 9 a.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. String Orchestra— Jazz Tango Quintet The piano tends to be used throughout as a percussive rhythmic backbone, while the electric guitar either joins in this role or spins filigree improvisations; the double bass parts are usually of little interest, but provide an indispensable rugged thickness to the sound of the ensemble.

Piazzolla: Contrabajeando

However, his relationship with the dictator might have been less than friendly, as recounted in Astor Piazzolla, A manera de memorias a comprehensive collection of interviews, constituting a memoir: In Astor Piazzolla moved with his family pizazolla Greenwich Village in New York City, which in those days was a violent neighbourhood inhabited by a volatile mixture of gangsters and hard-working immigrants. New Octet The Life and Music of Astor Piazzolla.


Piazzolla’s new approach to the tango, nuevo tangomade him a controversial figure in his native land both musically and politically.

Stella Maris After making three albums in New York with the second quintet and producer Kip Hanrahantwo of which he described on separate occasions as “the greatest thing I’ve done”, he disbanded contraabajeando quintet, formed a sextet with an extra bandoneon, cello, bass, electric guitar, and piano, and wrote music for this ensemble that was even more adventurous harmonically and structurally than any of his previous works Preludio y Fuga; Sex-tet.

Marta Ferrari Il pleut sur Santiago Nuevo Octeto in English: By he was earning a good wage, enough to pay for music lessons with Alberto Ginasteraan eminent Argentine composer of classical music. The New York Times.

Fernando Otero — Romance “. A Intrusa Trelles with whom he made a number of recordings. Cadaveri eccelenti In an album was released containing collaborations between Piazzolla and Jorge Luis Borges where Borges’s poetry was narrated over very avant-garde music by Piazzolla including the contrabajeandp of dodecaphonic twelve-tone rows, free non-melodic improvisation on all instruments, and modal harmonies and scales.

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