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  1. New 'Underground Classical' series unearthing gems by Argentine tango masterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    ... underground with vocalist Migguel Anggelo and the Oblivion Project , a group dedicated to the tangos of Astor Piazzolla. "This is what interests me," said series director Jennifer Shaw, a music teacher at Lake Ridge Academy. "I want the seasoned ...

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  2. Maria de Buenos Aires and More Slated for Opera Grand Rapids' 2016-17 SeasonRead the original story

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... acquired cult-like status. With poetry by Horacio Ferrer and music from composer and pioneer of nuevo tango, stor Piazzolla, audiences watch the heroine embody tango and the city itself in dream-like fashion. The story centers around Mara who is ...

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  3. Horacio Salgan dead; Argentine tango composer, musical pathbreaker was 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Newsday

    ... most influential and revered maestros, died Aug. 19 in Buenos Aires. He was 100. Like his near contemporary Astor Piazzolla, SalgA n cast an avant-garde spell on tango that did not always enchant purists in his homeland. The tango was born in the ...

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  4. PSO Presents "The Four Seasons" With a TwistRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Town Topics

    On Thursday, September 15 at 8 p.m., the Princeton Symphony Orchestra presents The Seasons , Antonio Vivaldi's popular The Four Seasons interwoven with Astor Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires , arranged by Leonid Desyatnikov.

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  5. Renowned Bassist Etienne Mbapp to Release Solo Album 'How Near How Far'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Bass Player

    ... the intricate rhythmic subdivisions of the Argentine-inspired "Milonga in 7" (a dedication to tango pioneer Astor Piazzolla) to the bop-derived swing sections within "Bad as I'm Doing," the Prophets inhabit a range of styles, but never as tourists: ...

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  6. Horacio Salgan, Argentine tango composer and musical pathbreaker, dies at 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Washington Post

    ... most influential and revered maestros, died Aug. 19 in Buenos Aires. He was 100. Like his near contemporary Astor Piazzolla, Mr. SalgA n cast a mesmerizing avant-garde spell on the tango that did not always enchant musical purists in his homeland. ...

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  7. BWW Review: Battery Dance Festival Continues to EnthrallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and fun. Nature made for a fascinating backdrop. Just as I was thinking "'Crislida' should be called '9 Miserable Piazzolla Dances with One Happy Interlude" a large lightening bolt struck in the distance as if to signify that the piece was ready to ...

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  8. Chee-Yun sizzles in Piazzolla's 'Seasons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Cincinnati.com

    A stunning violinist and a fine candidate for music director added up to an exceptional concert by the Chamber Orchestra Chee-Yun sizzles in Piazzolla's 'Seasons' A stunning violinist and a fine candidate for music director added up to an exceptional concert by the Chamber Orchestra Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2bMsQCs A stunning violinist and a fine candidate for music director added up to another exceptional concert by the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra in the second week of its "Summermusik" festival. Violinist Chee-Yun delivered a performance of Piazzolla's "Four Seasons of Buenos Aires" that positively sizzled, the highlight of Saturday's concert in Corbett Theater at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

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  9. BWW Review: Memories of Spain Brought a Hint Of Andalusian Summer To Adelaide's WinterRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... lover of the Tango, both the music and the dance, Scattolin's arrangement of the great Argentinean composer, Astor Piazzolla's Las cuatro estaciones porteas (Four Seasons) , really brought a smile to my face. The original was for guitar and string ...

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  10. Don't scan so close to me: Researchers analyse Sting's brain to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Daily Mail

    A Montreal University -professor scanned Sting's brain the afternoon before a Police concert in the city in a bid to find how music is mapped in the brain. The results led to unexpected connections between the 1960s Beatles hit 'Girl' and Astor Piazzolla's evocative tango composition 'Libertango', at least in the mind of the famously eclectic singer songwriter.

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  11. A month at the Bowl and a ballet theatre fly-byRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | LA Observed

    ... his latest bid to the masses: an evening of Argentine works that gave a nod to those notables, tango-meister Astor Piazzolla, film-score maven Lalo Schifrin and, for an energized, substantive measure, symphonic composer Alberto Ginastera. What a ...

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  12. Special editions of Wong Kar-wai soundtracks mark 25 years in filmmakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | South China Morning Post

    ... film is considered one of Wong's best. One also cannot think of Happy Together (1997) without recalling Astor Piazzolla's Tango Apasionado , the music that plays in the background when Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing and Tony Leung dance the tango with ...

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  13. Tango Fire review: Glamorous and entertaining show leaves subtlety behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... and harmonious link between dancers and audience. Playing music by a variety of composers, they also get several Piazzolla pieces to play as instrumental items, which helps bring the show to its climax. There are limitations to a program like this. ...

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  14. Six-time Oscar nominee Lalo Schifrin brings 'message of joy' to the Hollywood BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Venezuela, and I was born in Argentina. You share the program with works by two other Argentinian composers, Astor Piazzolla and Alberto Ginastera. Did you know either of them? Piazzolla and I were good friends. Not only in Buenos Aires but also in ...

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  15. Tango Buenos AiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | LA Weekly

    ... dramatic passion of the dance with seemingly effortless aplomb. In addition to selected tangos by composer Astor Piazzolla and four dances from Alberto Ginastera's ballet Estancia , Gustavo Dudamel will conduct the world premiere of Concierto de la ...

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  16. Embassy of Argentina celebrates bicentennial independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | The Gleaner

    ... put forward by the Congress of Tucuman on July 9, 1816. The momentous event included a variety of rich musical Piazzolla pieces coupled with traditional engaging tango performances, as guests enjoyed gourmet sampling menus that included traditional ...

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  17. Musical worlds will collide live on stageRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Henley Standard

    ... modern classical composers and tango masters among their repertoire. The band are particularly inspired by Astor Piazzolla's music. Back in the Sixties, Piazzolla laid down the foundations of tango nuevo writing and Deco Ensemble reimagine those ...

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  18. Lyndhurst Library gets set for quintet concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    The Lyndhurst Library will be hosting a quintet concert on August 8, 6-8 p.m. A talented group of musicians will be performing mainly jazz pieces, including a piece written by the violist Richard Clark that was performed in Carnegie Hall last spring, arrangements of Duke Ellington pieces, plus a tango by Piazzolla. Registration is necessary.

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  19. Colorado Ballet to Present an Evening under the Stars, 8/20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The Angel of Buenos Aires made its world premiere with Colorado Ballet in March 2016 and features music by Piazzolla. "Colorado Ballet kicks off the season every year with An Evening under the Stars at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater," said ...

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  20. The Wheaton Municipal Band Welcomes 2 Special GuestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... Bookmarks from Japan by Giroux. In addition, Cramer presents two works by the famous Argentinean composer, Piazzolla: Libertango and Nonino. Piazzolla revolutionized the Argentine tango into the nuevo tango, which incorporates elements of jazz and ...

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