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Astor Piazolla In Portrait

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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 ...
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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.
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Special Features

Piazzolla: The Man and His Music; Bonus track
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/22/2005
  • UPC: 809478009054
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 3:33:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 54,357

Cast & Crew

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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Menu

Side #1 --
   Music
      Milonga Del Angel
      Tanguedia
      Mumuki
      Zero Hour
      Adiós Nonino
      Sex-Tet
      Bonus Track: 'Milonga Del Angel' (Rehearsal Take)
      Tango Nuevo
   Biography
      Tango Maestro
   Interviews
      Play All
      Daniel Piazzolla
      Danielito Piazzolla
      Diana Piazzolla
      Amelita Baltar
      Oscar López Ruiz
      Donna Caroll
      Fernando 'Pino' Solanas
      Horacio Malvicino
      Pablo Ziegler
      Fernando Suárez Paz
      Richard Galliano
      José Libertella
      Joanna MacGregor
      James Crabb
   Subtitles
      Deutsch
      English
      Español
      Français
      Italiano
      None
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