YO-YO MA - SOUL OF THE TANGO

YO-YO MA

SOUL OF THE TANGO

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Inspired by a great passion for Astor Piazzolla's tango, The Soul Of The Tango is a critically acclaimed and essential work of the "Nuevo Tango", played by Yo-Yo Ma's world famous cello and many of Piazzolla's former friends and colleagues.Overall, the album is a stunning work of art, and even those that may not have heard of Piazzolla could easily be lured to his music via this single album.  

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  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Heavyweight sleeve with linen laminate finish
  • Includes insert
  • Yo-Yo Ma's tribute to Argentina's master of the modern tango, Astor Piazzolla
  • 25th anniversary edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on translucent red coloured vinyl
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Catalog # : MOVCL014 Format : 1 LP, 180 gram Releasedate : December 09 2022
Barcode : 8718469537563 Sleeve : 3mm Original Release : 1997 

Side A

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
1. Libertango

Tango Suite:
2. Andante
3. Allegro
4. Sur: Regreso Al Amor
5. Le Grand Tango

Side B

Astor Piazzolla
1. Fugata

Jorge Calandrelli /Astor Piazzolla
2. Tango Remembrances

Astor Piazzolla
3. Mumuki
4. Tres Minutos Con La Realid Ad
5. Milonga Del Ángel
6. Café 1930

Inspired by a great passion for Astor Piazzolla's tango, Soul Of The Tango is a critically acclaimed and essential work of the “Nuevo Tango”, played by Yo-Yo Ma's world famous cello and many of Piazzolla's former friends and colleagues. Piazzolla's old guitarists Sergio and Odair Assad even showed up to work on a pair of tracks arranged by Sergio: the “Tango Suite” (consisting of “Andante” and “Allegro”).

The album begins with “Libertango”, a composition from Piazzolla's first album that became the theme song for the movie The Tango Lesson. Following is the pair of tracks in the “Tango Suite” from Sergio Assad. Then comes “Sur: Regreso al Amor”, a softer work, though with some definite virtuosity displayed. “Le Grand Tango” is an eleven minute tour de force in the tango. “Tango Remembrances” is a particularly nice work, due to the appearance of Piazzolla's own playing. “Milonga del Angel” is a seemingly sentimental work that shows off Piazzolla's ability to express the emotions of a song perfectly and purely. To finish the album, Ma presents “Café 1930”, a rather slow paced work, but again, as in the previous song, expresses emotion very fully in its nostalgia.

Soul Of The Tango is a 25th anniversary edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on translucent red coloured vinyl and includes an insert.

 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Heavyweight sleeve with linen laminate finish
  • Includes insert
  • Yo-Yo Ma's tribute to Argentina's master of the modern tango, Astor Piazzolla
  • 25th anniversary edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on translucent red coloured vinyl