Piazzolla Archive

Music of the Americas: Andres Orozco-Estrada, The Houston Symphony – Works by Astor Piazzolla, Silvestre Revueltas George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein – Pentatone 

Music of the Americas: Andres Orozco-Estrada, The Houston Symphony – Works by Astor Piazzolla, Silvestre Revueltas George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein – Pentatone 

Familiar and not so familiar music from the Americas Music of the Americas: Andres Orozco-Estrada, The Houston Symphony – Works by Astor Piazzolla, Silvestre Revueltas George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein – Pentatone SACD Hybrid PTC 5186 619 TT: 64:42 (2/16/18) *** 1/2 What a nice disc from Pentatone. It offers music from George Gershwin’s 1928 piece […]

Tango Under the Stars, Blu-ray (2016)

Tango Under the Stars, Blu-ray (2016)

A wonderful evening of tango-related works in the Hollywood Bowl. Tango Under the Stars, Blu-ray (2016) Performers: Gustavo Dudamel and the Hollywood Bowl Orch./ Angel Romero, guitar/Lalo Schifrin/ Tango Buenos Aires Dancers/ Seth Asarnow, bandoneon Director: Michael Beyer Studio: C Major (Distr. by Naxos) [3/24/17] Program: LALO SCHIFRIN: Concerto for Guitar and Orch. No. 2; […]

MANU COMTE & Others: “Homilia” – Works by PIAZZOLLA, JEREZ LE CAM, GUBITSCH, GISMONTI & COMTE – Avanti

MANU COMTE & Others: “Homilia” – Works by PIAZZOLLA, JEREZ LE CAM, GUBITSCH, GISMONTI & COMTE – Avanti

Striking works for bandoneon, string quintet and guitar. MANU COMTE & Others: “Homilia” – Works by PIAZZOLLA, JEREZ LE CAM, GUBITSCH, GISMONTI & COMTE (TrackList Follows] – Avanti multichannel SACD 5414 706 1046-2 [Distr. by Naxos] (10/14/16) *****: (Manu Comté – bandoneon; B’ Strings Quintet; Tomas Gubitsch – guitar) Bandoneon master Manu Comté is internationally […]

Sax to Tango – Julio Botti, sop. & tenor sax – Zoho Desperate Dance – Pablo Ziegler Trio – Enja

Sax to Tango – Julio Botti, sop. & tenor sax – Zoho
Desperate Dance – Pablo Ziegler Trio – Enja

Two terrific CDs taking us into the world of the tango. “Sax to Tango” – Julio Botti, sop. & tenor sax/Pablo Ziegler, producer/U. of S. Denmark Sym. Orch./ Saul Zaks – Zoho ZM 2011607 [6/3/16] ****: “Desperate Dance” – Pablo Ziegler & Quique Sinesi & Walter Castro (piano/guitar/bandoneon) – Enja Yellow Bird YEB 7755 [9/4/15] […]

BARTOK: Divertimento; Romanian Folk Dances; PIAZZOLLA: Les Cuatro Estaciones Portenas  – Konzerthaus Ch. Orch. Berlin/ Sayako Kusaka – CuGate Classics

BARTOK: Divertimento; Romanian Folk Dances; PIAZZOLLA: Les Cuatro Estaciones Portenas – Konzerthaus Ch. Orch. Berlin/ Sayako Kusaka – CuGate Classics

An interesting combination of composers on one disc. BARTOK: Divertimento for Strings; Romanian Folk Dances; PIAZZOLLA: Les Cuatro Estaciones Portenas  (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires) – Konzerthaus Ch. Orch. Berlin/ Sayako Kusaka – CuGate Classics multichannel SACD CGCO12-2 (3/4/16) ****: The main selection here for me was the string orchestra arrangement of the Romanian […]

“Basso Bailando” – PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; ROTA: Divertimento Concertanto for double bass & orch.; FALLA: Seite Canciones Populares Espanolas – Rick Stotijn, doublebass/ Malin Broman, v./ Lavinia Meijer, harp/ Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. – Channel Classics “Oblivion” – SCHOENFIELD: Café Music; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; Oblivion; La Muerte del Angel; Libertango; TURINA: Circulo; ALBENIZ: Tango – Gelius Trio – Thorofon standard CD

“Basso Bailando” – PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; ROTA: Divertimento Concertanto for double bass & orch.; FALLA: Seite Canciones Populares Espanolas – Rick Stotijn, doublebass/ Malin Broman, v./ Lavinia Meijer, harp/ Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. – Channel Classics “Oblivion” – SCHOENFIELD: Café Music; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; Oblivion; La Muerte del Angel; Libertango; TURINA: Circulo; ALBENIZ: Tango – Gelius Trio – Thorofon standard CD

Two fine tango/Spanish albums with just strings – no bandoneon.

“Basso Bailando” – PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; ROTA: Divertimento Concertanto for double bass & orch.; FALLA: Seite Canciones Populares Espanolas – Rick Stotijn, doublebass/ Malin Broman, v./ Lavinia Meijer, harp/ Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. – Channel Classics “Oblivion” – SCHOENFIELD: Café Music; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; Oblivion; La Muerte del Angel; Libertango; TURINA: Circulo; ALBENIZ: Tango – Gelius Trio – Thorofon standard CD

“Basso Bailando” – PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; ROTA: Divertimento Concertanto for double bass & orch.; FALLA: Seite Canciones Populares Espanolas – Rick Stotijn, doublebass/ Malin Broman, v./ Lavinia Meijer, harp/ Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. – Channel Classics
“Oblivion” – SCHOENFIELD: Café Music; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; Oblivion; La Muerte del Angel; Libertango; TURINA: Circulo; ALBENIZ: Tango – Gelius Trio – Thorofon standard CD

Two fine tango/Spanish albums with just strings – no bandoneon.