“Fuegos artificiales” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica, 1945.

Fuegos artificiales | Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires

Eduardo Arolas

Bandoneonist, composer and leader (24 February 1892 - 29 September 1924)

In 1912 Roberto Firpo called Arolas and Roccatagliatta to play with him at the famous cabaret Armenonville. Later, Arolas distanced himself from Firpo and had a sign at his presentations that clarified “We don’t play Firpo’s compositions”.

But “Fuegos artificiales” became a great outcome from this encounter.

Firpo still went on to record many of Arolas’ tangos.

Let’s listen to the magnificent rendition of “Fuegos artificiales” by Anibal Troilo y su Orquesta Típica, 1945.

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