Argentine Tango School

"La puñalada" by Juan D'Arienzo y su Orquesta Típica, 1937.

"La puñalada", music sheet cover. Argentine Tango music.

Pintín Castellanos

Pianist, composer, lyricist and leader (10 June 1905 - 2 July 1983)

In 1933 an event that would change his life happened in a night club of Carrasco where he played the piano.

One night he offered to the audience a new number of his, a tango that he had entitled “La puñalada”, with a certain milonga air.

In that number all his fame would be based.

In the early summer of'36, Juan D'Arienzo —as it was usual for him— was ready to begin one more season in Montevideo.

And it was probably his intuition or that of his pianist Rodolfo Biagi, —for many the responsible for devising the rhythm that made the leader famous— what transformed Castellanos's tango into a milonga.

Biagi and the violinist Alfredo Mancuso were who transcribed the piece.

Listen and buy:

We are happy to have a collaboration with the people from tangotunes.com from whom some of you may have heard, they do high-quality transfers from original tango shellacs.

It is the number 1 source for professional Tango DJs all over the world.
  • Now they started a new project that addresses the dancers and the website is https://en.mytango.online
    You will find two compilations at the beginning, one tango and one vals compilation in amazing quality.
    The price is 50€ each (for 32 songs each compilation) and now the good news!

If you enter the promo code 8343 when you register at this site you will get a 20% discount!

Thanks for supporting this project, you will find other useful information on the site, a great initiative.

More Argentine Tango music selected for you:


Contact us

35 Shares
Share34
Tweet
Share
Pin1
More
%d bloggers like this: