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Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Astor Piazzolla, piecing together a picture of the complex character of this prolific composer as seen through the eyes of the people closest to him.

La Camorra II
Astor Piazzolla (bandoneon)
Fernando Suarez Paz (violin)
Pablo Ziegler (piano)
Horacio Malvicino (electric guitar)
Hector Console (bass)
American Clave AMCL1021, Tr 3

Le grand tango
Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Kathryn Stott (piano)
Sony Classical SK 63122, Tr 5

Despertar (Five Tango Sensations)
Astor Piazzolla (bandoneon)
Kronos Quartet
Elektra Nonesuch 7559792542, Tr 4

Tristezas de un doble A
Astor Piazzolla (bandoneon)
Fernando Suarez Paz (violin)
Pablo Ziegler (piano)
Horacio Malvicino (guitar)
Hector Console (bass)
Messidor 15970-2, Tr 1.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 10 Apr 2009 22:00

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