"Nunca tuvo novio" by Pedro Laurenz y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Podestá in vocals, 1943. Music: Agustín Bardi. Lyrics: Enrique Cadícamo.

“Nunca tuvo novio” by Pedro Laurenz y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Podestá in vocals, 1943.

“Nunca tuvo novio” by Pedro Laurenz y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Podestá in vocals, 1943.

Agustín Bardi

Pianist, composer, arranger and leader (9 August 1906 – 6 March 1974)

So much was his sense of aesthetic and professional responsibility that at forty he decided to study musical theory in more depth to put his future compositions at the height of the great Tango instrumentalists of the “De Caro’s” school.

Agustín Bardi has very deservedly received the title of “composer of musicians.”

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Pedro Laurenz & Julio De Caro | Argentine Tango music

“Orgullo criollo” by Pedro Laurenz y su Orquesta Típica, 1941.

“Orgullo criollo” by Pedro Laurenz y su Orquesta Típica, 1941.

Pedro Laurenz & Julio De Caro | Argentine Tango music

Pedro Laurenz

Bandoneon player, director and composer (10 October 1902 – 7 July 1972)

A great tango personality, basically as bandoneon player and composer. Relatively less though still significant was his influence as orchestra director. He was a bandoneon player of great techniques, skilful with both hands (high and low-pitches), superb in sound, energetic in performances and vehement in phrases. He was the founder of a performance school.

As a composer —one of the greatest in the tango history— his work mingled with those of Pedro Maffia and the brothers Julio and Francisco De Caro, but then it flew on his own. Among his best compositions, now classic tangos, is “Orgullo criollo” (with the cooperation of Julio De Caro).

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Yo quiero cantar un tango. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

“Yo quiero cantar un tango” by Pedro Laurenz y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Podestá in vocals, 1943.

Yo quiero cantar un tango. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.José María Suñé

Lyricist
(15 January 1911 – 1 May 1976)

“Yo quiero cantar un tango,
un tango sentimental

que me recuerde en sus notas
la canción que abrigó
mis noches de arrabal.
Yo quiero cantar un tango,
un tango sentimental,
para acunar en sus versos
la ilusión de ese amor
que no he de ver jamás…

La vi…
llegando por el callejón,
con el rumor entre sus labios
de una música de amor.
Y toda la sensación
que secreta puso en mi alma,
se aviva en mi interior…

Yo sé…
que aquel encuentro de arrabal,
vino a calmar con sus encantos
mi dolor sentimental.
Pero yo…
mal rumbeado por mis penas,
así, sin razonar,
me alejé sin verla más…”

Translation:

I want to sing a tango,
a sentimental tango
that reminds me in its notes
the song that sheltered
my nights in the suburbs.
I want to sing a tango,
a sentimental tango,
to cradle in its verses
the illusion of that love
that I will never see…

I saw her…
arriving through the alley,
with the rumor between her lips
of a love music.
And all the feeling
that secretly puts in my soul,
it lights up inside me …

I know…
That meeting in the outskirts,
came to calm down with its charms
my sentimental pain.
But I…
bad cursed by my sorrows,
so, without reason,
I walked away without seeing her anymore…

Tango 1943
Music: José Nieso / Miguel Nijensohn.
Lyrics: José María Suñé.

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Orquesta Pedro laurenz con Hector Farrel. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.

“Milonga de mis amores” by Pedro Laurenz y su Orquesta Típica with Héctor Farrel in vocals, 1937.

Orquesta Pedro laurenz con Hector Farrel. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Oigo tu voz
engarzada en los acordes de una Iírica guitarra…
Sos milonga de otros tiempos… Yo te vi crecer
prendida en las polleras de un bailongo guapo y rompedor
como jamás ha de volver.

Nadie, tal vez,
comprendió mejor las penas y el sentir de mi barriada…
Sin embargo te olvidaron y en el callejón
tan sólo una guitarra te recuerda, criolla como vos,
y en su gemir tiembla mi ser.

Vuelvo cansado de todo
y en mi corazón lloran los años…
Mi vida busca tan sólo
la tranquilidad del viejo barrio…
Y encuentro todo cambiado menos tu canción, milonga mía…
El progreso ha destrozado toda la emoción
de mi arrabal.

Quiero olvidar
y tus notas van llenando de tristeza el alma mía…
He cruzado tantas veces ese callejón,
llevando entre los labios un silbido alegre y tu cantar
emborrachando el corazón.

Era feliz
entregado a las caricias de la única sincera
que acunó una primavera que no floreció…
Milonga, ya no puedo continuar… El llanto me venció…
Quiero olvidar… y pienso más.

Milonga 1937.
Music: Pedro Laurenz.
Lyrics: José María Contursi.

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Alberto Podestá. Argentine tango music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires. Collection Marcelo Solis.

“Alma de bohemio” by Pedro Laurenz y su Orquesta Típica with Alberto Podestá in vocals, 1943.

Argentine Tango dance classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced level. Argentine Tango dance Private lessons. one to one Argentine dance lessons. Argentine Tango dance lessons for couples. Argentine Tango Milongas and workshops. San Francisco, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Orinda, Danville, San Jose, Cupertino, Campbell, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Milpitas. With Marcelo Solis at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Alberto Podestá

Singer and composer
(22 September 1924 – 9 December 2015)
The appointment was at one of the venues where the figures that work in Buenos Aires by night are accustomed to meet: El Tío Felipe. There the charming talk of its thoroughly Italian owner makes even more pleasant the dialogue with an artist of our city song tradition in vogue since the 40s up to the present. For over half a century he has been in the crest of the wave, where he knew how to keep his balance, in spite of the waves and the tides that our tango music underwent during that period.

Our interview is with Alberto Podestá and what, in many cases, is made like a chat, with the lovable talkative Gordo (Fat) becomes a monologue:

«Roberto Caló, made me the connection to sing for the orchestra led by his brother Miguel. Its members where the most promising figures of the new generation of our city music. But among them there were two whom I want to highlight, because with the passing of time they would become my brothers-in-life: Armando Pontier and Enrique Francini.

«The first four numbers recorded with Miguel Caló I made them under the name Juan Carlos Morel, because there were then other singers with the family name Podestá, which was my mother’s, but Caló was not willing to have any trouble with family names.

«I gigged at the Singapur cabaret, located on Corrientes and Montevideo. I lived on Piedras Street near the corner with Alsina. Between one place and the other I used to get a streetcar at the beginning. Later when I started to earn my first “bucks” I used to take taxi cabs.

«When I was working at that place, one evening somebody brought me a card, it had been handed to the waiter by a gentleman named Vázquez, that was Carlos Di Sarli’s agent. He wanted me to meet him at a nearby barroom after my show was over. At the beginning I held it in my hands. As I realized I was creasing it, I put it into my pocket. Since the time the card was handed to me until the end of my performance my body was shivering. But I swear that I sang as never before. Imagine, to have the chance of singing with Di Sarli before I were 18. It was like a dream come true!!! Continue reading at www.todotango.com…

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