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Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Astor Piazzolla, composerIt's not hyperbole to say that Ástor Piazzolla is the single most important figure in the history of tango, a towering giant whose shadow looms large over everything that preceded and followed him. Piazzolla's place in Argentina's greatest cultural export is roughly equivalent to that of Duke Ellington in jazz -- the genius composer who took an earthy, sensual, even disreputable folk music and elevated it into a sophisticated form of high art. But even more than Ellington, Piazzolla was also a virtuosic performer with a near-unparalleled mastery of his chosen instrument, the bandoneon, a large button accordion noted for its unwieldy size and difficult fingering system. In Piazzolla's hands, tango was no longer strictly a dance music; his compositions borrowed from jazz and classical forms, creating a whole new harmonic and rhythmic vocabulary made for the concert hall more than the ballroom (which was dubbed "nuevo tango"). Some of his devices could be downright experimental -- he wasn't afraid of dissonance or abrupt shifts in tempo and meter, and he often composed segmented pieces with hugely contrasting moods that interrupted the normal flow and demanded the audience's concentration. The complexity and ambition of Piazzolla's oeuvre brought him enormous international acclaim, particularly in Europe and Latin America, but it also earned him the lasting enmity of many tango purists, who attacked him mercilessly for his supposed abandonment of tradition (and even helped drive him out of the country for several years). But Piazzolla always stuck to his guns, and remained tango's foremost emissary to the world at large up until his death in 1992.
-  Steve Huey/allmusic

The music of Ástor Piazzolla epitomizes our situation in the modern world with his fusion of folkloric beauty and contemporary tension. He forged a new music that challenged the traditionalist and left the adventurous craving more. He took the music of the great tango masters like Garde, ripped it away from the velvet-walled concert hall and the soft-cushion drawing room, and slapped it down on the pavement of Buenos Aires. Reviled by the critics, shunned even by the conservative government, his music spoke to the next generation, and popular performers, jazz musicians and listeners all over the world eventually fell under the spell of his "nuevo tango." In recent years, Piazzolla has taken the new tango back to the concert halls, composing and performing works for chamber ensembles like Kronos Quartet, larger groups like The Orchestra of St. Luke's, even an opera company. These works brought his once radical music back into the mainstream. But it is his work with the quintet that will be best remembered. The striking violence he could achieve in a pas de deux with violinist Paz, the beauty of his bandoneon playing off of Ziegler's piano, the fierce power of guitar strings and his reeds bouncing off a long, bowed bass line; these are the moments that made Astor Piazzolla a catalyst for new music, a creator rather than a player. To see this band play was a priceless wonder, a joy that too few took part in over the last few decades. My one and only time in a concert with Piazzolla turned my head around, made me look at all art with a different eye, and music with a more readily challenged ear.
-  Cliff Furnald

COMPOSITIONS          Piazzolla Recordings    ~ ~ ~    Piazzolla Links     ~ ~ ~     Works by Genre    ~ ~ ~    Piazzolla on Piazzolla
Compositions by Title (thanks to - website by Natalio Gorin)
    - by Piazzolla
    - by Piazzolla in collaboration with others

RECORDINGS                                Works by Genre     ~ ~ ~    Piazzolla Links     ~ ~ ~    Piazzolla on Piazzolla      ~ top of page ~
 Ástor Piazzolla - Paris 1955, ses premiers enregistrements (1996)
    - Nonino
    - Chau Paris
    - Tzigane Tango
    - Bando
    - Preparense
    - S.V.P.
    - Imperial
    - Guardia Nueva
    - Contrastes
    - Marron y Azul
    - Rio Sena
    - Luz y Sombra
    - Sens Unique
    - Picasso
    - Estamos Listos (Burli)
    - Mi Tentacion (Chiloe/Moranes)
Tango Progresivo (1956)
Tangos en Hi-Fi (1957)
Piazzolla o No?... (1961)
    - 14 classic tangos
    - Preparense (Piazzolla)
    - Triunfal (Piazzolla)
Piazzolla interpreta a Piazzolla (1961?)
    - Adios Nonino
    - Berretin (Laurenz)
    - Contrabajeando (Piazzolla/Troilo)
    - Tanguisimo
    - Decarissimo
    - Lo que vendra (1957?)
    - La calle 92
    - Calambre
    - Los poseidos
    - Nonino
    - Bando
    - Guitarrazo (Malvicino)
    - Volver (Gardel/Le Pera)
    - El motivo (Cobian/Contursi)
Piazzolla at the Philharmonic Hall New York (1965) [This is a 'live' recording of a concert at the Philarmonic Hall of New York. In reality, according to some Piazzolla biographers, even though the New York concert actually took place (on May 26, 1965 to be precise), this record was made later in a studio in Buenos Aires to 'chronicle' the concert.]
    - Tango Diablo
    - Romance del Diablo
    - Vayamos al Diablo
    - Canto de Octubre
    - Mar del Plata 70
    - Todo Buenos Aires
    - Milonga del Angel
    - Resurreccion del Angel
    - La mufa
El Tango (1965) [with Jorge Luis Borges]
    - El tango
    - Jacinto Chiclana
    - Alquien le dice al tango
    - El títere
    - A don Nicanor Paredes
    - Oda intima a Buenos Aires
    - El hombre de la esquina rosada, suite, 12 instruments, narrator and singer
            - I. Aparición de Rosendo
           - II. Rosendo y la Lujanera
            - III. Aparición de Real
            - IV. Milonga nocturna
            - V. Bailongo
            - VI. Muerte de Real
            - VII. Epílogo
La Guardia Vieja (1966) [Historia del Tango Vol. 1]
La Epoca Romantica (1966) [Historia del Tango Vol. 2]
María de Buenos Aires (1968) [tango opera]
Adiós Nonino (1969)
    - Adiós Nonino, tango (1959)
    - Otoño porteño, tango (incl. in Cuatro estaciones porteñas [The Four Seasons])
    - Michelangelo '70, tango
    - Coral, tango
    - Fugata, tango (Tangata "Silfo y Ondina", part 1)
    - Soledad, tango (Tangata "Silfo y Ondina", part 2)
    - Final, tango (Tangata "Silfo y Ondina", part 3) [from film "Armageddon"]
Piazzolla en el Regina (1970)
    - Invierno Porteño
    - Verano Porteño
    - Otoño Porteño
    - Primavera Porteña
    - Buenos Aires Hora Cero
    - Retrato de Alfredo Gobbi
    - Revolucionario
    - Kicho
    - Milonga triste (Piana/Manzi)
    - Jeanne y Paul
    - El penultimo
    - Un dia de paz
Concierto para Quinteto (1971)
    - Concierto para Quinteto
    - Invierno Porteño
    - Primavera Porteña
    - La casita de mis viejos (Cobian/Cadicamo)
    - Mi refugio (Cobian/Cordoba)
    - Loca bohemia (De Caro/Linyera)
    - Flores negras (De Caro)
    - En las sombras (Mora/Meaños)
    - Margarita Gauthier (Mora/Nelson)
    - Recuerdos de bohemia (Delfino)
Musica Popular Contemporanea de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Vol. 1 (1972) [with Piazzolla's nonet Conjunto 9]
    - Tristezas de un Doble A
    - Zum
    - Homenaje a Cordoba
    - Preludio 9
    - Divertimeno 9
    - Fuga 9
Musica Popular Contemporanea de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Vol. 2 (1972)
    - Vardarito
    - Oda para un hippie
    - Onda 9
    - Verano Porteño
    - Baires 72
    - Buenos Aires Hora Cero
Libertango (1974)
    - Libertango
    - Meditango
    - Undertango
    - Adios Nonino
    - Violentango
    - Novitango
    - Amelitango
    - Tristango
Reunión Cumbre (Summit) (1974) [with Gerry Mulligan]
Astor Piazzolla with Amelita Baltar (1974)
Tango Nuevo (1975) [Gerry Mulligan & Ástor Piazzolla]
Persecuta (1977)
    - Cite Tango
    - Pia-sol-la-sol
    - Largo tangabile
    - Persecuta
    - Windy
    - Moderato tangabile
    - Canto y fuga (Chant et fugue)
Biyuya (also released as "Escualo") (1979)
    - Biyuya
    - Movimiento continuo
    - Verano del 79
    - Chin Chin
    - Escualo
    - Marejadilla
Hommage à Liège: Concierto para Bandoneon y Guitarra/Historia del Tango (1985; released 1989)
    - Concerto for Guitar and Bandoneon: Introduction; Milonga; Tango
    - Histoire du Tango: Bordel 1900; Cafe 1930; Night Club 1960; Concert d'Aujourd'hui
Tango: Zero Hour / Nuevo Tango: Hora Zero (1986)
    - Tanguedia III
    - Milonga del Angel
    - Concierto para Quinteto
    - Milonga Loca
    - Michelangelo 70
    - Contrabajisimo
    - Mumuki
The New Tango (1987) [with Gary Burton]
    - Milonga is coming
    - Vibraphonissimo
    - Little Italy 1930
    - Nuevo Tango
    - Laura's dream
    - Operation Tango
    - Muerte del Angel
Concierto para Bandoneon/Tres Tangos (1987; released 1988)
    - Concierto para Bandoneon y Orquesta: Allegro marcato; Moderato; Presto
    - Tres tangos para bandoneon y orquesta: Allegro marcato; Moderato mistico; Allegretto molto marcato
La Camorra: La Soledad De La Provocación Apasionada (The Solitude of Passionate Provocation) (1988; released 1989)
    - Soledad
    - La Camorra I
    - La Camorra II
    - La Camorra III
    - Fugata
    - Los sueños
    - Regreso al amor
57 Minutos con la Realidad (1989; released 1996)
    - Imagenes
    - Milonga for three
    - Buenos Aires Hora Cero
    - Pasajes obscuras dos estrellas
    - Tres minutos con la realidad (1954?)
    - Mumuki
    - Sexteto
    - Adios Nonino
    - Prelude to the Cyclical Night (Part Two)
The Rough Dancer And The Cyclical Night (Tango Apasionado) (1990; released 1991)
    - Tango Apasionado (prologue)
    - Milonga for three
    - Street Tango
    - Milonga Picaresque
    - Knife fight
    - Leonora's song
    - Prelude to the Cyclical Night (Part One)
    - Butcher's death
    - Leijia's game
    - Milonga for three (reprise)
    - Bailongo
    - Leonora's love theme
    - Tango Apasionado (finale)
    - Prelude to the Cyclical Night (Part Two)
Five Tango Sensations (1991) [Astor Piazzolla playing with the Kronos Quartet]
    - Five Tango Sensations: Asleep
    - Five Tango Sensations: Loving
    - Five Tango Sensations: Anxiety
    - Five Tango Sensations: Awake
    - Five Tango Sensations: Fear
Hommage a Ástor Piazzolla (1995) [Sono Punch Records/Editions Universelles]

WORKS BY GENRE                Piazzolla Recordings    ~ ~ ~     Piazzolla Links     ~ ~ ~    Piazzolla on Piazzolla     ~ top of page ~
María de Buenos Aires, operita tango/tango opera (1968) [libretto by Horacio Ferrer]
    - Alevare (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Tema de Maria (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Balada para un organito loco (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Milonga carrieguera (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Fuga y misterio (Piazzolla, instrumental)
    - Poema valseado (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Tocata rea (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Miserere canyengue (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Contramilonga a la funerala (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Tangata del alba (Piazzolla, instrumental)
    - Carta a los arboles y las chimeneas (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Aria de los analistas (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Romanza del duende (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Allegro tangabile (Piazzolla, instrumental)
    - Milonga de la anunciacion (Piazzolla/Ferrer)
    - Tangus Dei (Piazzolla/Ferrer)

Suite para Cuerdas y Arpas, string orchestra and harps (1943)
El Desbande, tango, orchestra (1946)
Danza Criolla, orchestra (from Suite No. 2 for piano, 1950)
Buenos Aires (3 symphonic pieces), orchestra (1951) [first prize for the Fabien Sevitzky competition, 1953]
Portena Rhapsody, [orchestra] (1951?)
Sinfonía Buenos Aires, op. 15, orchestra (1951)
Tanguango, orchestra (1951)
Two Tangos, string orchestra (1952) [Coral; Canyengue]
Tres movimientos tanguísticos porteños, orchestra (1961) [??same as "Tres Tangos Sinfonicos", orchestra, fp. 1963]
Mar del Plata 70, orchestra (c. 1965) [arr. by José Carli, 1995]
Fuga y misterio, orchestra/instrumental ensemble [from María de Buenos Aires, operita tango/tango opera, 1968]
Tangata del alba, orchestra/instrumental ensemble [from María de Buenos Aires, operita tango/tango opera, 1968]
Allegro tangabile, orchestra/instrumental ensemble [from María de Buenos Aires, operita tango/tango opera, 1968]
Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas, orchestra (1965-69) [from chamber; arr. Franzetti, 1989] [a tango homage to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons]
Tangazo, Variations on Buenos Aires, orchestra (1969)
Three Pieces for Chamber Orchestra (Drei Stücke für Kammerorchester) (1972) [Preludio; Fuga; Divertimento]
Serie de Tangos para Orquesta Nos. 1-3, orchestra (1983)
Milonga de Angel, orchestra (1987)
Sinfonietta, chamber orchestra (1987)

Soloist(s) w/Orchestra
Suite for Oboe and String Orchestra, op. 9 (1950) [Pastoral; Allegretto; Dolente; Adagio]
Two Pieces for Clarinet and String Orchestra, op. 15 (1950) [Contemplacion: Lento - Tranquillo; Danza: Presto]
Melodia en La menor (Melody in A minor), bandoneón and string orchestra (c. 1955)
Concierto de Nácar, 9 tanguistas (bandoneon, 2 vln, va, vc, elec gtr, perc - all solo) and orchestra (1979)
Concerto for Bandoneón, String Orchestra, and Percussion (1979) [also titled "Aconcagua" by publisher]
Oblivion, oboe and orchestra (or piano) [originally from film "Henry IV", 1984]
Tanti anni prima (Molto cantabile), English horn and orchestra [originally from film "Henry IV", 1984]
Concerto pour bandoneón et guitare, "Hommage à Liège", bandoneón, gtr & string orch (1985) [Introducción; Milonga; Tango]
Tres tangos, bandoneon and orchestra (recorded in 1987)
    - Allegro tranquillo
    - Moderato mistico
    - Allegro molto marcato

Chorus w/Orchestra
El Pueblo Joven, oratorio (1970; fp. 1971) [written with Horacio Ferrer] [also orchestral suite]

Chamber Ensemble
Adiós nonino, tango, chamber ensemble
Ángel series, tangos, chamber ensemble
Buenos Aires hora cero (Buenos Aires Zero Hour), tango, chamber ensemble
Cuatro estaciónes porteñas (Four Seasons), tango suite, bandoneon, vln, pf, gtr & db [a tango homage to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons]
    - Verano porteño (Summer in Buenos Aires) (1965) [orig. for Muñoz’s play Melenita de oro/The Golden Mop of Hair, 1965]
    - Otono porteño (Autumn in Buenos Aires) (1969)
    - Invierno porteño (Winter in Buenos Aires) (c. 1969)
    - Primavera porteña (Spring in Buenos Aires) (c.1969)
Decaríssimo, tango, chamber ensemble
Escualo, tango, chamber ensemble
El hombre de la esquina rosada ("Streetcorner Man"/"Man on Pink Corner"), Suite for reciter, singer and 12 instruments (1960)
Introducción al Ángel, chamber quintet (1962)
La muerte del Ángel, chamber quintet (1962)
Libertango, tango, chamber ensemble
Michelangelo '70, tango, bandoneon, violin, electric guitar, piano and double bass
Milonga del Ángel, chamber quintet (1965)
Milonga sin palabras, chamber ensemble
Nuestro tiempo, tango, chamber ensemble
Oblivion, tango, chamber ensemble
La resurrección del Ángel, chamber quintet (1965)
Revirado, tango, chamber ensemble
Revolucionario, tango, chamber ensemble
Soledad, tango, chamber ensemble
Tango Ballet (1956) [written to accompany a short film] [for Piazzolla's Octeto Buenos Aires]
    [Titulos; la Calle; Encuentro-Olvido; Cabaret; Soledad; la Calle]
5 Tango Sensations, bandoneón and string quartet
Tristezas de un doble A, tango, chamber ensemble
Suite del Ángel [that is how Piazzolla performed these pieces in his final years]
    - Milonga del Ángel, chamber quintet (1962)
    - Introducción al Ángel, chamber quintet (1962)
    - La muerte del Ángel (The Death of the Angel), chamber quintet (1962)
    - La resurrección del Ángel (The Resurrection of the Angel), chamber quintet (1965)
Suite for Vibraphone and New Tango Quintet (1986) [with Gary Burton]
Suite Lumiere, bandonion and instrumental ensemble (or piano) (1975) [music composed for the Jeane Moreau film]
    - Soledad (Solitude)
    - Muerte (Death)
    - El amor (Love)
    - La evasión (The Escape)
Suite Punta del Este, bandoneon, fl, ob, cl, bsn, strings (1982) [Introduccion; Fuga; Coral] [used in film "12 Monkeys", 1995]

Preludio No. 1, violin and piano (c. 1943)
Tres piezas breves, cello and piano, op. 4 (1944; pub. 1993) [Pastoral; Serenade; Siciliana]
Dos piezas breves, viola and piano (1949; pub. 1987) [La noche; Tanguano, 1949]
El hombre de la esquina rosada, suite, 12 instruments, narrator and singer (1965) [with Jorge Luis Borges]
    - I. Aparición de Rosendo
    - II. Rosendo y la Lujanera
    - III. Aparición de Real
    - IV. Milonga nocturna
    - V. Bailongo
    - VI. Muerte de Real
    - VII. Epílogo
Milonga en ré, tango, violin (or cello) and piano (1967)
Baires 72, bandoneon and piano (pub. 1973) [also arr. for piano solo]
Suite Troileana (1975)
    - Bandoneón, bandoneon and piano
    - Zita, piano
    - Whiskey, piano
    - Escolaso (Playing for Money), violin and piano
Milonga sin palabras, bandoneón and piano (1979)
Le Grand Tango, cello and piano (or guitar) (1982)
Tango Suite, 2 guitars (1983) [Tango no. 1: Allegro; Tango no. 2: Andante rubato, melanconico; Tango no. 3: Allegro]
Oblivion, oboe and piano [from film "Henry IV", 1984]
L'histoire du tango, tango cycle, flute and guitar (1985?; pub. 1986) [4 mvts]
    - Bordel 1900
    - Café 1930
    - Night-Club 1960
    - Concert d'aujourd' hui
Tango-Etudes/Etudes tanguistiques (6), flute (or violin) (1987)
Four for Tango, string quartet (1987)
Five Tango Sensations, bandoneon and string quartet (1991) [Asleep; Loving; Anxiety; Awake; Fear] [written for Kronos Qt]

Cinco (5) Piezas, guitar (1980) [Campero; Romántico; Acentuado; Tristón; Compadre]
The Last Woman, guitar
Libertango, guitar
Farewell Nonino, guitar
Midnight in Buenos Aires, guitar
Jacinto Chiclana, guitar
Triumphal, guitar

Suite para Piano, op. 2 (1943) [Preludio; Siciliana; Toccata]
4 Piezas breves, piano, op. 3 (1944; pub. 1977) [Paisaje; Titeres; Pastoral; Toccata]
Sonata No. 1, piano, op. 7 (1945) [Presto; coral con Variaciones; Rondo]
Tardecita pampeana, piano (1949)
Suite No. 2, for piano (1950; pub. 1977) [Nocturno; Miniatura; Vals; Danza Criolla]
Preludio 1953, piano (1953?; pub. 1994)
Valsisimo, piano (1962?; pub. 1991)
Tango ultimo, piano (1962?)
Retrato de Alfredo Gobbi (Portrait of Alfredo Gobbi), piano (1970)
Baires 72, piano (originally for bandoneon and piano, pub. 1973)
Vayamos al diablo, tango, piano (orig for piano, bandoneon, violin, electric guitar and double bass, pub. 1977)
Trois Préludes, piano (1987?; pub. 1989) [Leijia's game; Flora's game; Sunny's game]
Adios Nonino "Tango - Rhapsody", piano (1988)
Suite Porteña de ballet, 2 pianos (1995) [arr. by Jose Bragato]

Balada para un loco (Ballad for a Madman), tango song, voice and orchestra (c. 1969) [with Horacio Ferrer]
Chiquilín de Bachin, tango song
Los pajaros perdidos, tango song

Con Los Mismos Colores (Torres Rios, Argentina, 1949)
Bolidos de Acero (Torres Rios, Argentina, 1950)
El Cielo en las Manos (E. De Thomas, Argentina, 1950)
Stella Maris (Carpena, Argentina, 1953)
Sucedio en Buenos Aires (Cahen Salaberry, Argentina, 1954)
Marta Ferrari (Saraceni, Argentina, 1956)
Los Tallos Amargos (Ayala, Argentina, 1956)
Continente Blanco (B. Roland, Argentina, 1957)
Historia de una Carta (Porter, Argentina, 1957)
Violencia en la Ciudad (De Rosas, Argentina, 1957)
Una Viuda Dificil (Ayala, Argentina, 1957)
Dos Basuras (Land, Argentina, 1958)
El Crack (Martinez Suarez, Argentina, 1959) [music mainly by Victor Schlichter; some songs by Piazzolla?]
Las Furias (V. Lah, Argentina, 1960)
Sabado a la Noche, Cine (Ayala, Argentina, 1960)
5o Año Nacional (Blasco, Argentina, 1961)
Detras de la Mentira (Vieyra, Argentina, 1962)
Prisioneros de una Noche (Kohon, Argentina, 1962)
La Fin del Mundo (Vieyra, Argentina, 1963)
Los Que Veran a Dios (Blasco, Argentina, 1963)
Paula Cautiva (Ayala, Argentina, 1963)
Extra&ntildea Ternura (Tinayre, Argentina, 1964) [Piazzolla composed and played the theme song "Graciela Oscura"]
Con Gusto a Rabia (Ayala, Argentina, 1965)
Che, Buenos Aires (Kohon and Birri, Argentina, 1966) [Music by Piazzolla and among others]
Las Locas del Conventillo (Ayala, Argentina, 1966)
Las Pirañas (aka, La Boutique) (L. G. Berlanga, Argentina, 1967)
Breve Cielo (Kohon, Argentina, 1969)
La Fiaca (Ayala, Argentina, 1969)
Tango Argentino (Feldman, Argentina, 1969) [Music by Piazzolla and others]
Pulsacion (Carlos Paez Vilaró, Uruguay, 1969)
Con Alma y Vida (Kohon, Argentina, 1970) [1972?]
Argentinisima (Ayala and Olivera, Argentina, 1972) [A documentary/musical review about Argentina]
La Ñata Contra el Vidrio (Various, Argentina, 1972)
Il Pleut Sur Santiago (aka Llueve sobre Santiago) (Helvio Soto, Bulgaria/France, 1975)
Luna de Miel (Nadine Trintignant, France, 1975)
Lumiere (Jeanne Moreau, France, 1975)
El Canto Cuenta su Historia (Ayala and Olivera, Argentina, 1976) [a documentary/musical review about Argentina
    [traces the history of different forms of folk song and tango - two segments related to Piazzolla]
Cadaveri Eccelenti (Francesco Rosi, Italy, 1976) [Piazzolla composed two songs for this film: Jeanne y Paul and El Penultimo]
Servante et Maitresse (Director?, Country?, 1976)
Armaguedon (aka El Dia que La Tierra Temblo, aka Armageddon) (Alain Jessua, France/Italy, 1976)
Que es el Otoño? (Kohon, Argentina, 1977)
El Infierno Tan Temido (De La Torre, Argentina, 1980)
Somos? (Christensen, Argentina, 1982)
Volver (Lypszyc, Argentina, 1982)
Bella Donna (Peter Keglevic, Germany, 1983)
Tango Ballet (Director?, Country? Year?)
A Intrusa (Carlos Hugo Christensen, Brazil, 1982)
Cuarteles de Invierno (Murua, Argentina, 1984)
Tangos: El Exilio de Gardel (Tangos: The Exile of Gardel) (Fernando Solanas, Argentina/France, 1984)
Henry IV (Marco Bellocchio, Italy, 1984)
    - Oblivion, oboe and piano [from film "Henry IV", 1984]
    - Tanti anni prima (Ave Maria)
Sur (Solanas, Argentina, 1988)
El Viaje (Fernando Solanas, Argentina, 1992) [a couple of songs by Piazzolla; other music by Solanas and Egberto Gismonti]

Incidental Music
Songe D'Une Nuit D'Ete (Midsummer Night's Dream), incidental music (1983?)

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Ástor Piazzolla: A Memoir (Astor Piazzolla, Natalio Gorin, Fernando González, Hal Leonard,
Le grand tango: The Life and Music of Ástor Piazzolla (María Susana Azzi, Simon Collier, Oxford Univ Pr,

Composer website

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Piazzolla @ IMDb (Internet Movie Database)
Piazzolla @ IMEEM
Piazzolla @ InstantEncore
Piazzolla @
Piazzolla @ Karadar Classical Music
Piazzolla @ Keith Parkins
Piazzolla @ Mi Buenos Aires Querido
Piazzolla @ The Modern Word
Piazzolla @ MOLA
Piazzolla @ MSN Music
Piazzolla @ MusicBrainz
Piazzolla @ MusicWeb International
Piazzolla @
Piazzolla @
Piazzolla @ MySpaceMusic (1)
Piazzolla @ MySpaceMusic (2)
Piazzolla @ MySpaceMusic (3)
Piazzolla @ Naxos
Piazzolla @ The New York Times
Piazzolla @ Nonesuch Records
Piazzolla @ NPRmusic
Piazzolla @ Piano Society
Piazzolla @ Piazzolla on Video
Piazzolla @ Piazzolla Tango
Piazzolla @
Piazzolla @ REC Music Foundation /The Lied and Art Song Texts Page
Piazzolla @ Roots World
Piazzolla @ Squidoo
Piazzolla @
Piazzolla @ Todo Tango

Piazzolla @ Composer website/publisher listings
Piazzolla @ Alphonse Leduc
Piazzolla @ Boosey & Hawkes
Piazzolla @ Chester Novello
Piazzolla @ Carl Fischer
Piazzolla @ Peermusic
Piazzolla @ Edition Peters
Piazzolla @ Theodore Presser
Piazzolla @ G. Schirmer
Piazzolla @ Schott
Piazzolla @ Universal Edition

Piazzolla @ Alternative Film Guide
Piazzolla @ Fandango
Piazzolla @ Filmbug
Piazzolla @ Film Music Search
Piazzolla @ The Film
Piazzolla @ Film Reference
Piazzolla @ Film Score Monthly
Piazzolla @ Filmtracks
Piazzolla @ IMDb (Internet Movie Database)
Piazzolla @ mfiles
Piazzolla @ Movie Music UK
Piazzolla @ MSN Movies
Piazzolla @ The New York Times/movies
Piazzolla @ The Oscar Site
Piazzolla @ Reel Classics
Piazzolla @ screenonline
Piazzolla @ (to translate use:
Piazzolla @ SoundtrackCollector
Piazzolla @ Soundtrack Express
Piazzolla @ SoundtrackNet
Piazzolla @ Soundtrack Net
Piazzolla @ SoundUnwound
Piazzolla @ Turner Classic Movies

Check also - Music Sage
Tanguango, orchestra (1951) see YouTube performance

Streaming Audio
Piazzolla @ Classical Archives
Piazzolla @ Internet Archive/radiOM - Interview with Charles Amirkhanian
Piazzolla @
Piazzolla @
Piazzolla @ MySpaceMusic (1)
Piazzolla @ MySpaceMusic (2)
Piazzolla @ MySpaceMusic (3)
Piazzolla @ NPRmusic
Piazzolla @ Rhapsody
Piazzolla @ WNYC/New Sounds From the Vaults

Piazzolla @ ArkivMusic
Piazzolla @ ClassicsOnline
Piazzolla @ Discogs
Piazzolla @

Piazzolla @ YouTube
Piazzolla @ Google Video
Piazzolla @ Vimeo

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Piazzolla on Piazzolla: With Charles Amirkhanian (KPFA's Speaking Of Music) (streaming audio)
Ástor Piazzolla, composerComposers Speak on the Web at Pytheas
                            ~ click on composer picture to listen ~

. . . and check out more    Composers Speak on the Web    at Pytheas


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