Historical Tango Recordings

Germany – Tango-the original(s), volume 1 (DYM) brings together 20 landmark tango recordings, ranging from
early electrical Victor recordings to recordings from the very end of the 78rpm
era. All tracks have been digitally remastered and restored from archival
pressings using CEDAR audio restoration software and modules, allowing these
classic recordings to be heard at the highest level of sonic fidelity possible.

Included in the CD digipack is the short story “Marie’s Knife,” Katrin Dorn’s
atmospheric thriller about a German tango dancer in Buenos Aires who finds
herself drawn into an erotically intense partnership with an Argentinean dancer. Tracks/ Timings: Araca! (1928) – Cuarteto Victor (2:36); Bataraz (1929) –
Roberto Firpo (2:48); La Cachila (1931) – Los Provincianos (3:03); Rawson (1936)
– Juan D’Arienzo (3:23); Taba Calzada (1935) – Julio De Caro (2:37); Catamarca
(1940) – Julio De Caro (2:37); La Guitarrita (1936) – Juan D’Arienzo (2:18);
Retintin (1936) – Juan D’Arienzo (2:21); Papas calientes (1937) – Edgardo Donato
(2:24); Mishiadura (1941) – Edgardo Donato (2:36); Comme il faut (1938) – Anibal
Troilo (2:32); Una noche de garufa (1941) – Ricardo Tanturi (2:25); Lagrimas
(1941) – Ricardo Tanturi (2:21); Viborita (1944) – Francisco Lomuto (2:49);
Derecho viejo (1945) – Osvaldo Pugliese (2:08); El Chanar (1946) – Alfredo De
Angelis (2:34); Maipo (1951) – Florindo Sassone (2:25); La trilla (1951) –
Florindo Sassone (2:35); Suipacha (1951) – Hector Varela (2:50); El Marne (1952)
– Anibal Troilo (2:21)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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