Piazzolla - Histoire du Tango: Works for Flute and Guitar | Naxos 8573571

Piazzolla - Histoire du Tango: Works for Flute and Guitar

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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 8573571

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 8th October 2021

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The combination of flute and guitar was a feature of early tango recordings – instruments central both to the genre and to the music of Astor Piazzolla. The composer’s quintessential Histoire du Tango charts the form’s evolution from its appearance in the barrios of Buenos Aires to its eventual assimilation by classical composers. The Six Études tanguistiques for solo flute is Piazzolla’s only work for a melodic unaccompanied instrument. The remainder of the programme presents a sequence of arrangements by Vicente Coves and Kazunori Seo and includes some of Piazzolla’s most famous and beautiful compositions as well as preserving a historically important, previously unreleased recitation by Horacio Ferrer.

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