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Piazzolla: La Muerte Del Angel, Etc / Sawicki, Kreda, Et Al


Release Date: 01/13/2000 
Label:  Doron Music   Catalog #: 1003   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Astor PiazzollaBernardo Stalman
Performer:  Adrián KredaRoberto Sawicki
Conductor:  Roberto Sawicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Lancy-Geneve
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Argentineans are rightfully proud of their musical heritage. The tango spread across the globe as a dance sensation and has a staying power like few others before or since. Astor Piazzolla is one of the modern masters responsible for the international popularity of this sensuous dance. Although his compositions reveal a sophisticated understanding of counterpoint and harmony, the tango is a celebration of more non-intellectual human pursuits. Emotional and erotic, Piazzolla's compositions tell stories of sadness and sensuality, isolation and love. "La Muerte del Angel," part of a suite of seven pieces composed in the early 1960s, is an achingly beautiful ode to a dying angel. "Melod¡a" is one of Piazzolla's last pieces--the composer died Read more before giving it a name.
This disc also includes pieces by Bernardo Stalman, also a native Argentinean. A founding member of the country's National Symphony Orchestra, he creates innovative tango scores with unique string arrangements. Conductor Roberto Sawicki and pianist Adrián Kreda are also both born Argentineans raised with the tradition of tango. They bring their blood to this recording, giving performances full of soul and spirit. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La muerte del Angel by Astor Piazzolla
Conductor:  Roberto Sawicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Lancy-Geneve
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1998 
Venue:  Saussure College, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: José María Bagnati 
2.
Las estaciones porteñas (4) by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Adrián Kreda (Piano)
Conductor:  Roberto Sawicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Lancy-Geneve
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967-1970; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1998 
Venue:  Saussure College, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 26 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: José Bragato 
3.
Compadrito Enamorado by Bernardo Stalman
Performer:  Roberto Sawicki (Violin)
Conductor:  Roberto Sawicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Lancy-Geneve
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1998 
Venue:  Saussure College, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4.
Machacando by Bernardo Stalman
Conductor:  Roberto Sawicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Lancy-Geneve
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1998 
Venue:  Saussure College, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5.
Pizzicato Milongueado by Bernardo Stalman
Conductor:  Roberto Sawicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Lancy-Geneve
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1998 
Venue:  Saussure College, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
6.
Melodia in A minor by Astor Piazzolla
Conductor:  Roberto Sawicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Lancy-Geneve
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1998 
Venue:  Saussure College, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
7.
María de Buenos Aires: Fuga y misterio by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Adrián Kreda (Piano)
Conductor:  Roberto Sawicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Lancy-Geneve
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1998 
Venue:  Saussure College, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 

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