Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music


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ISBN-13: 9780199348237
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/03/2016
Series: Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,264,869
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Kacey Link, D.M.A., is a pianist and scholar residing in Southern California. Kristin Wendland, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at Emory University Department of Music. Together they have given lectures and presentations on Argentine tango throughout the United States as invited university guests and for professional societies.

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Introduction. Argentine Tango: A Multidimensional Art Form
Part One: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music
I. What Makes It an Argentine Tango?
II. Trajectory of Argentine Tango Instrumental Music
III. Arranging and Performance Techniques

Part Two: Representative Argentine Tangueros and Their Orchestras from the Guardia Nueva to Today
IV. The Guardia Nueva and the Golden Age (1925-55)
Julio De Caro
Aníbal Troilo
Osvaldo Pugliese
Cafecito Interlude: Juan D'Arienzo and Carlos Di Sarli
V. Post-Golden Age (1955-1990)
Horacio Salgán
Astor Piazzolla
Julián Plaza
Leopoldo Federico
Cafecito Interlude: Rodolfo Mederos and Néstor Marconi
VI. The "Music of Buenos Aires" (1990-present)
Damián Bolotin
Sonia Possetti
Juan Pablo Navarro
Postre: Part Two Conclusion

Index of Titles and Translations
General Index

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