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Gardel: Tangos / Plasson, Garello


Release Date: 06/05/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 88670   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Carlos GardelRaul Garello
Performer:  Julio Oscar PareJose Alberto GiaimoRaul Garello
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews



GARDEL (arr. Garello) Mi Buenos Aires querido. Volver. Golondrinas. Por una cabeza. Melodía de arrabal. Cuesta abajo. Sus ojos se cerraron. Estudiante. Amangura. El día que me quieras. Soledad. Volvió una noche. Cuando tu no estas. Arrabal amargo. GARELLO Toulouse-Buenos Aires Michel Plasson, cond; Julio Oscar Pare (bandoneón); Raul Garello (bandoneón); Jose Alberto Giaimo (pn); Toulouse Natl O EMI 88670 (59:13) Read more


Late evening. In an empty street in a black and white city, circa the 1930s, a lone Argentinean sings a song that would captivate his countrymen down to the present day: El día que me quieras (“The day when you will love me”) is still the most frequently played love song in Argentina. This was my one glimpse of Carlos Gardel, movie star, composer, and singer, a feature player in the history of tango. Gardel, whose appearance and songs were so symbolic of Argentine romance in the popular culture of the time, was, according to some sources really from Toulouse, France. A great lover of tango, Michel Plasson also hails from Toulouse, so this CD provided an opportunity for him and his orchestra to honor Gardel and his music. Recorded in Gardel’s centenary year, these arrangements have the dramatic sweep and idiomatic flavor that so delights connoisseurs of the tango. And, although I haven’t seen the movies, I imagine that the lush, cinematic style is close to what would have been heard in the original scores. Granted, in orchestral garb, the slashing attack heard in smaller groups like the Piazzolla quintet is somewhat softened. Also, the guitar, an integral part of Piazolla’s palette, is not present. The bandoneón, tango instrument par excellence, is retained, along with a piano. The orchestrations are nicely balanced to showcase these two instruments, at the same time using flute, harp, oboe, English horn, bassoon, and French horn to add color. Solo violin passages emerge from the mass of strings, romantic and seductive—a substitute, perhaps for a soulful singer. All in all, this CD should please anyone looking for polished instrumental versions of Gardel hits. Perfectly in tune with the source of his inspiration, Raul Garello’s Toulouse-Buenos Aires (homenaje a la Orquesta del Capitolio y a Carlos Gardel) blends beautifully with the preceding 14 tracks. So, clasp a rose between your teeth and dance the night away to the sensuous strains of one of Argentina’s most eminent tango masters.


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Works on This Recording

1.
Volver by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
2.
Golondrinas by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
3.
Por una cabeza by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
4.
Melodia de Arrabal by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Raul Garello (Bandoneon), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
5.
Cuesta abajo by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
6.
Sus ojos se carraron by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
7.
Estudiante by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
8.
Amargura by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
9.
El día que me quieras by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
10.
Soledad by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
11.
Volvio una noche by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
12.
Cuando tu no estas by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
13.
Arrabal Amargo by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
14.
Toulouse-Buenos Aires by Raul Garello
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 
15.
Mi Buenos Aires querido by Carlos Gardel
Performer:  Jose Alberto Giaimo (Piano), Julio Oscar Pare (Bandoneon), Raul Garello (Bandoneon)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Argentina 
Venue:  Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Raul Garello.
Halle-Aux-Grains, Toulouse, France (01/14/1992 - 01/18/1992) 

Featured Sound Samples

Volvio una noche (Gardel)
Mi Buenos Aires querido (Gardel)

Sound Samples

Mi Buenos Aires querido
Volver
Golondrinas
Por una cabeza
Melodia de Arrabal
Cuesta abajo
Sus ojos se cerraron
Estudiante
Amargura
El dia que me quieras
Soledad
Volvió una noche
Cuando tú no estás (canción)
Arrabal Amargo
Toulouse-Buenos Aires (Homenaje a la Orquesta del Capitolio y a Carlos Gardel)

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 offbeat but likeable  October 4, 2012 By K. BAKER (HEBER CITY, UT) See All My Reviews "Like I said, offbeat but likeable" Report Abuse
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