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Tango Profiles is a monthly podcast that tells the story of each of the most important composers in the history of Tango. The idea is to put faces to the names of the people who created tango. Adam Tully produces and hosts Tango Profiles from Buenos Aires. These audio essays have appeared on The Death of Tango, a radio show on WPRB Princeton, and are being released in podcast form starting in 2017.

Tango Profiles is a monthly podcast that tells the story of each of the most important composers in the history of Tango. The idea is to put faces to the names of the people who created tango. Adam Tully produces and hosts Tango Profiles from Buenos Aires. These audio essays have appeared on The Death of Tango, a radio show on WPRB Princeton, and are being released in podcast form starting in 2017.
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Argentina

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Tango Profiles is a monthly podcast that tells the story of each of the most important composers in the history of Tango. The idea is to put faces to the names of the people who created tango. Adam Tully produces and hosts Tango Profiles from Buenos Aires. These audio essays have appeared on The Death of Tango, a radio show on WPRB Princeton, and are being released in podcast form starting in 2017.

Language:

English

Contact:

+1 212 942 6854


Episodes

Ep 109 - Eduardo Arolas

9/20/2017
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Eduardo Arolas is one of the most important composers from the very earliest days of tango. His music, however, sounds years ahead of its time even though he wrote most of it before 1917. In this episode we do some listening and compare old and new recordings from his amazing catalog.

Duration: 00:17:28


Ep 108 - Lucio Demare

8/23/2017
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Lucio Demare is one of the great composers and proponents of tango, lush and expressive in style. In addition to penning the classic 'Malena' he got his professional start at a very young age, doing a particular job that was common in the early 20th century.

Duration: 00:07:08


Ep 107 - Anibal Troilo

7/27/2017
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Tango is Troilo and Troilo is tango. In this episode we give you five dimensions of the great Anibal "Pichuco" Troilo, five ways to think about the iconic artist, the person who embodies tango itself.

Duration: 00:15:57


Ep 104 - Juan de Dios Filiberto

4/19/2017
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There are improbable stories in music history, unique examples of artists with very personal voices. In 1909 a young stage hand at an opera house discovered the music of Beethoven, sent himself to music school, and eventually became one of tango's biggest names.

Duration: 00:13:58


Ep 103 - Gerardo Matos Rodríguez

3/15/2017
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La cumparsita is 100 years old. Starting as a simple melody written by a student, it soon became a magnet for lyrics, new music, spoken word, copyright infringement and lawsuits. Listen to this episode for the fascinating details, and some really good music.

Duration: 00:16:02


Ep 102 Villoldo

2/15/2017
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Angel Villoldo is considered to be the 'father of tango.' His song 'El choclo' from around 1903 is one of the most famous tangos in history, but the original lyrics and melody are quite different from the ones most of us know. Here's the story of a very peculiar figure and the journey of his biggest hit.

Duration: 00:07:43


Ep 101 - Carlos Di Sarli

1/25/2017
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Carlos Di Sarli is one of the most beloved figures in the history of tango, but in the beginning he didn't have it easy. Listen to find out why.

Duration: 00:10:10


Ep 100 - Intro

1/25/2017
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Welcome to Tango Profiles!

Duration: 00:02:37