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Ricardo Tanturi

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Así se baila el tango (1942)

This Is How to Dance Tango lyrics by “Marvil” (Elizardo Martínez Vilas) music by Elías Randal What do those rich kids, snobs and fashionistas know? What do they know about tango, what do they know about rhythm? Here is elegance: What a look! What presence! What poise! What arrogance! What classy dancing!* This is how … Continue reading

Una emoción (1943)

An Emotion lyrics by José María Suñé music by Raúl Kaplún Come see what I bring to this marriage of words and melody: it’s the song that inspired me, an evocation that cradled me in its arms last night. It’s the voice of tango played on every streetcorner by those whose lives are ruled by an … Continue reading

Que nunca me falte (1937)

May I Never Miss… lyrics by Hector Marcó music by Hector Morales The storm of the years has whitened your head, dear bright-eyed mother who lives and breathes for me. And Santa Rosa has come— it’s your Saint’s day and I want to give you a kiss more than I ever have before. A vaporous … Continue reading

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The sound files on this site are included for illustrative purposes only. Those wishing to obtain high quality versions for their personal collections should purchase commercially available copies. If you can't get to a record store in Buenos Aires, a great many tangos are available, song by song, in meticulously digitized versions from http://www.tangotunes.com/ and others can be found on the iTunes music store or Amazon (transfer quality varies widely). Though he no longer has inventory available, Michael Lavocah's superb http://milonga.co.uk/ can help you determine which CDs might be best to buy used.