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Sunday, 6 January 2019

ORCHESTRA RAP SHEET: Rudolfo Biagi tango orchestra























Rudolfo Biagi - pianist, composer, band leader
  1. He was born in buenos aires in a barrio or district called San telmo.
  2. He made his first debut as a pianist when he was 13 playing the background music for silent movies. Later working with Carlos gardel one of the most famous tango singers. Leaving his employment to play as part of Canaro’s orquestra.
  3. Here he wrote the famous tango ‘ indiferencia
  4. After a little time he left Canaro’s orquestra to replace an unreliable pianist in D'arienzo orquesta and together in 1935 bringing forward tangos with a very distinct difference in energy and tempo using the 2/4 time signature instead of the old 4/4 time.
  5. 1938, Biagi split with D’arienzo to make his own orchestra.his show of the radio got him coined with the nickname ‘manos brujos’ or magical hands. compositions include: ‘amor y vals’, ‘crus diablo’ and ‘golgata'







ORQUESTRA RAP SHEET: Di Sarli


DI Sarli - musician, pianist, band leader
  1. he didn’t begin playing in the tradition of another orquestra like firpo canaro or de caro revivalists, but created a sound that was particular and most definitely his own.
  2. he never had any instrumental solos apart from the violins that have a strong presence in any of the pieces you might hear. one of the easiest ways to pick Di sari out form the crowd.
  3. ‘Milonguero viejo’ is said to be a piece that encapsulates every of di Sarli’s style. In 1919, he put together his first orquestra.
  4. In 1923 he arrived to Buenos aires with his brother Roque. Author of a well acclaimed tango ‘ canaro in paris’
  5. he joined Osvaldo fresedo orquestra for a time but then moved on to put together another group. they played in various teas rooms until after a year they received a contract from RCA - recordings, a major contact in the world of recording tangos in that time.
  6. in 1936 he left his orchestra to go to rosario for reasons unknown. But his old orquestra in buenos aires still kept his name as they developed new music. 1938 he went back to being the leader of the Di sari orquestra.
  7. he went on with various labels to produce many pieces of music and his last recordings were made in 1958. hi first tango composition in 1919 was ‘meditation’.