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If Not For Love

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In celebration of St. Valentine’s day, Ronaldo explores the many splendid and heartbreaking facets of love and romance through poems, quotes and tango lyrics.  February 14, 2022 Playlist Dos Corazones [1944] Francisco Canaro – Carlos Roldan Solamente Ella [1944] Lucio Demare – Horacio Quintana Yuyo Brujo[1951] Héctor Varela – Armando

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Tango Violin

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Violinist Caroline Pearsall of The London Tango Orchestra guides us through the enchanting world of tango violin.  Photo Credit: Pixels December 10, 2021 Playlist El Sol Sueño–Gidon Kremer [2010] Oblivion–Antonio Agri [1994] Negracha–The London Tango Orchestra [2021] Gallo Ciego–Osvaldo Pugliese [1959] Mal de Amores–Julio De Caro [1928] Bailarias–Elvino Vardaro with

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Alberto Castillo

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As the singer of “100 porteño neighborhoods” and film idol, Alberto Castillo showed the world tango belonged to the everyman in the street corner and not to the fashionable elite.  November 12, 2021 Playlist Asi Se baila el Tango [1942] Recuerdo –Ricardo Tanturi [1941] Pocas Palabras –Ricardo Tanturi [1941] Los

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Rafael Flores Montenegro

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In his book, Carlos Gardel: The Voice of The Tango, Rafael Flores Montenegro brings Gardel back alive through his keen poetic sensibility. A must read!    Oct. 8 2021     Playlist Silencio [03-27-1933] Compadrón [10-06-1927] Mis Perros [1918] Leguisamo Solo [1925] La Gloria del Aguíla [ 01-14-1928] Melodía de

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Alfredo Zitarrosa

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Alfredo Zitarrosa, the legendary voice representing the downtrodden of his native Uruguay, remains an enduring symbol of resistance to corrupt power.    March 4, 2020   Alfredo Zitarrosa Biographical Documentary Part I Alfredo Zitarrosa Biographical Documentary Part II Alfredo Zitarrosa: Biography of a Popular Idol     Alfredo Zitarrosa’s Return

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Tango Migration

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Bill and Ann Froud, who divide their time between the UK, the US, and Argentina, share their experiences and offer practical tips for those contemplating yearly tango migration. Feb. 5, 2020       Bill “La Pantera” & Ann Froud with Ronaldo–Milonga Nuestra, Feb. 1, 2020   Playlist Sólo Compasión —

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In Search of Malena

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Homero Manzi’s tango “Malena” haunts like no other, but who was Malena? Ronaldo takes you on a quest to find the woman behind the immortal tango. Jan 15, 2020 Playlist Malena — Osvaldo Pugliese Volvé- Elena Tortolero Malena & Orquesta de Luis PetrucelliTe Quiero — Héctor Gentile Orchestra with Malena de ToledoBaile

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Enrique Cadícamo II | Women

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Enrique Cadícamo created indelible images of women in his lyrics…. from seductive flowers of sin to the mother who forgives everything. Dec. 4, 2019 Playlist La Casita de Mis Viejos –Adriana VarelaCallejera — Carlos GardelMuñeca Brava — Ricardo Tanturi | Alberto CastilloLa Reina del Tango — Francisco Canaro | CharloHoy

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Enrique Cadícamo I Nostalgia

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Enrique Cadícamo’s life spanned almost the entire history of tango from 1900 to 1999. He wrote hundreds of lyrics–such as Los Mareados, Nostalgias & Garua–that defined tango itself. Dec. 4, 2019 Playlist Nostalgias       Francisco Lomuto–Jorge Omar Pompas de Jabón   Carlos Gardel–Guillermo Barbieri-José María Aguilar Anclao En Paris   

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Osvaldo Roval

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Since the early 1960’s, the tender voice of Osvaldo Roval has assuaged the pain of homesickness in many Argentinians living in North America. Nov. 20, 2019 Playlist Besame Mucho Granada Por Una Como dos extraños El Dia que me Quieras Tu pálida voz Get your music and make other tango-related

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