Astor Piazolla In Portrait

Astor Piazolla In Portrait

Director: Mike Dibb

Cast: Mike Dibb

     
 

This film takes an in-depth look at Astor Piazzolla, the undisputed king of the tango and one of the most important musical artists in the history of Argentina. Referred to by many as the man as vital to the tango as Duke Ellington is to jazz, Piazzolla has inspired virtuoso performers from all areas of music, from Yo-Yo Ma to Scottish accordionist James Crabb, many… See more details below

Overview

This film takes an in-depth look at Astor Piazzolla, the undisputed king of the tango and one of the most important musical artists in the history of Argentina. Referred to by many as the man as vital to the tango as Duke Ellington is to jazz, Piazzolla has inspired virtuoso performers from all areas of music, from Yo-Yo Ma to Scottish accordionist James Crabb, many of whom appear here to share their thoughts and music. Also included in the film is information about Piazzolla's personal life and the way that it has affected his relationship with music.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/22/2005
UPC:
0809478009054
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
3:33:00
Sales rank:
53,827

Special Features

Piazzolla: The Man and His Music; Bonus track

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits

Technical Credits
Mike Dibb Director

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. Introduction [2:57]
3. Brilliant Musician and Complicated Man [2:21]
4. Mar Del Plata [1:31]
5. To New York [:42]
6. First Bandoneon [2:43]
7. Carlos Gardel [1:39]
8. Return to Argentina [2:00]
9. The Three D's [2:17]
10. Nadia Boulanger in Paris [1:42]
11. Daniel Barenboim [2:09]
12. The New Tango [1:18]
13. A Certain Kind of Heartbeat [4:34]
14. Yo-Yo Ma [2:49]
15. Horacio Malvicino [1:55]
16. Oscar López Ruiz [4:02]
17. León Jacobson [3:13]
18. Enrique 'Zurdo' Roizner [3:34]
19. Poverty in New York [2:16]
20. Adiós Nonino [3:52]
21. Two Personalities [1:23]
22. Amelita Baltar [2:34]
23. Horacio Ferrer [4:07]
24. Father and Son [3:42]
25. Laura Escalada De Piazzolla [:29]
26. Richard Galliano [1:23]
27. Pablo Ziegler [3:28]
28. Héctor Console [2:18]
29. Gary Burton [1:35]
30. Punta Del Este [5:50]
31. The Bandoneon in Church [2:49]
32. Shark Fishing [1:52]
33. Fernando 'Pino' Solanas [3:05]
34. Diana Piazzolla in Exile [5:52]
35. Clubbers and Tango Dancers Unite! [3:06]
36. "Tango Is Vertical Rape" [2:26]
37. The Kronos Quartet [2:19]
38. Not Quite the End of the Story [3:10]
39. End Credits [5:53]

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