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Ester Pantaleon Piazzolla ()Mar del Plata, March 11 1921 – Buenos Aires, 4th of July 1992) there was one musician, musician I Arranger Argentina.
Reformer of Tango And avant-garde instrumentalist, he is considered the most important musician in his country and in general the most important 20th century; Author of several collaborations with a wide variety of artists (including fellow countrymen) Amalita Balatar I Lalo Shifrin, To Jazzman America Gerry mulligan And what about those people Italian, Tulio di piscopo, Pino Presti And singer Meena, Introduce you I Eva Zanichi) Belongs to. To mix Tango And was the catalyst for heavy criticism of Jazz New tango By the purists of the genre who defined it Tango killer (Assassin of tango).
He is the author of several instrumental and vocal pieces, the most famous of which are mentions Libartango, Goodbye nonino, Maria from Buenos Aires (In the voice of milves), SummitFrom the album Summit-reunion combre (con Gerry Mulligan).
Vicente Piazzolla (called “Nino” by Astor’s children) was born to parents of Italian descent, a fisherman who came from Argentina Trani, in Puglia, And Assunta Manetti, whose family came from Massa Sacorso, fraction of Villa Collemandinain To grunt, Tuscany. Only recently, on May 18, 2012, on the threshold of commemorating the 20th anniversary of the death of Astor Piazzulla, the Argentine painter and founder of the Latin American House, Ofelia Lachner managed to find documents in a mosque susorso. Of Villa Colimendina in Garfagana Luchez, attesting to the birthplace of the great musician’s ancestors.
Known as his native land Great astor cat ()cat, For his skill and ingenuity), is considered among the most important tango musicians of the second half of the twenties (Carlos Gardel Most important in the first half). He was a controversial figure, politically and politically, towards Argentina.
His music has been praised Europe And in North America He brought this traditional music form to his country and before the revolution, essentially, aligned him with those who wanted to make other changes in Argentine society.
New tango Piazzolla differs from traditional tango because it contains elements taken from the music Jazz And uses dissonance and other innovative musical elements; Piazzolla also began, beginning with “Conjunto Electronic”, using devices not used in traditional tango such asHammond organ, To flute, To Marimba, To Electric bass, To The battery, To Collision, To electric guitar. With this organic, in May, supplemented by string section 1974, One realized Milano Unabated Libartango, One of his best records. The orchestra, composed of Italian composers, included two of the most acclaimed artists of the period, who later accompanied them in other important musical feats: Pino Presti Electric base on e Tulio di piscopo For the battery.
Piazzol formed several groups, including 1946 “Orchestra”, in 1955 L ” Octo Buenos Aires ”, Nell 1960 “First quintet”, in 1971 In 1974, “Conjetto Electronico”, “Noto” 1978 “Second quintet” and in 1989 “Sextet”; He also recorded the album Summit-reunion combre With jazz saxophonist Gerry mulligan And an Italian education which included Fairy Pocho Gatti (The only Argentina), the piano, Alberto balden And Gianni Xiloli, Marimba, Philippo dacco And Bruno de Philippi electric guitar, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, First The violin, Renato ricio, 1. a Viola, Ennio Miori, First Cellist, Giuseppe Prestinos (Pino Presti), electric bass, tulio di piscopo, drums and percussion.
His endless creations include Orchestra, In form of Conciero for bandonon, orchestra, strings and percussion, To Double-concert for bandonone and guitar, I Three symphonic tangos And this Neckar concert for 9 tango players and orchestra; Works for Classic guitar Solo, like me Five pieces, And various other compositions that still remain Tango’s classics to the Argentine public, such as Ballad for a maniac I Goodbye noninoDedicated to his father, on the occasion of his death (in Argentina, the effect of Italian immigration means that the Spanish word “abuelo / a”, meaning “grandfather”, is often replaced by “non / a”, or, Is) by reducing, “nino / a”).
Biographers calculate that Piazzolla wrote about 3,000 songs and recorded about 500.
Many of his excerpts have been translated into Italy. Angela Dania Tarenzi And as performed by singers Edmundo Aldini (Who dedicated the entire 33 laps to Piajulla, Angry and tango, published in 1973 From Disk memories), Meena, Introduce you I Eva Zanichi. In 1993, Maestro Hugo Isenberg And founded the Pesaro Music Association Astor Piazzolla CenterWith the aim of promoting the spread of Tango, Argentina, and the Rio-Plateau culture, with collections in the collection (documentation, books, videos, records, photographs) and organization of scores, music, seminars and advanced courses.
On 11 August 2013, a small square was inaugurated in the center of Massa Sassoroso, named “Largo Astor Piazzolla”, not far from the homes where Astor’s grandparents lived and they married in front of the church was. A work donated by the park’s museum of Portofino was placed in the square.
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