Martha Argerich, Gautier Capuçon, Gidon Kremer, Artemis Quartet

Astor Piazzolla: Libertango

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In the 1950s, when Astor Piazzolla went to Paris to study classical composition, the tango of his native Argentina was not considered fit for the concert stages of Europe; these were the sultry sounds of the street; the music of the demimonde. Luckily, the formidable composition teacher Nadia Boulanger encouraged her Argentinian pupil to draw precisely on those roots. Piazzolla at last found his true voice as a composer and bandoneon virtuoso. Today, he is considered the father of tango as we know it today, blending rhythmic vitality with orchestral textures. This LP compilation confirms that the founder of Tango Nuevo left as his legacy a unique style of music that sounds just as fresh and vibrant today.

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Track Listings

  1. Le Grand Tango (Astor Piazzolla) - Gautier Capuon/Jerome Ducros
  2. Oblivi¢n (Astor Piazzolla) - Martha Argerich/Eduardo Hubert
  3. Mar¡a de Buenos Aires suite Fuga Y Misterio (Astor Piazzolla) - Jacques Ammon/Artemis Quartett
  4. History of the tango Bordel 1900 (Astor Piazzolla) - Emmanuel Pahud/Christian Rivet
  5. Estaciones porte¤a Primavera Porte¤a (Astor Piazzolla) - Thibaut Garcia
  6. Adi¢s Nonino (Astor Piazzolla) - 12 Cellisten Der Berliner Philharmoniker
  7. Concierto del ngel Milonga Del Angel (Astor Piazzolla) - Various Performers
  8. Estaciones porte¤a Oto¤o Porte¤o (Astor Piazzolla) - Jacques Ammon/Artemis Quartett
  9. Chinchin (Astor Piazzolla) - Soledad
  10. Libertango (Astor Piazzolla) - Richard Hery/Quatuor Ebene

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