Astor Piazzolla

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Full name: Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla

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Legal name: Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla


Ástor Pantaleón Piazzolla (Spanish pronunciation: [piasola], Italian pronunciation: [pjattsɔlla]; March 11, 1921 – July 4, 1992) was an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player and arranger. His oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. A virtuoso bandoneonist, he regularly performed his own compositions with a variety of ensembles.

In 1992, American music critic Stephen Holden described Piazzolla as "the world's foremost composer of tango music".

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1955 Sinfonia de tango Astor Piazzolla su bandoneon y sus cuerdas 1
1957 Lo que vendrá Astor Piazzolla 1
1957 Tango en Hi-Fi Astor Piazzolla 1
1959 Take Me Dancing! The Latin Rhythms of Astor Piazzolla & His Quintet Astor Piazzolla 1
1961 Piazzolla ...o no? Bailable y apiazolado Astor Piazzolla 1
1961 Piazzolla interpreta a Piazzolla Astor Piazzolla 2
1963 Tango para una ciudad Astor Piazzolla 1
1968 ION Studios Astor Piazzolla 1
1968 María de Buenos Aires Astor Piazzolla & Horacio Ferrer 5 5
1969 Adiós Nonino Astor Piazzolla 2
1971 Concierto para Quinteto Astor Piazzolla 2
1971 En persona Astor Piazzolla & Horacio Ferrer 1
1972 Música popular contemporánea de la ciudad de Buenos Aires Astor Piazzolla 2
1972 Música popular contemporánea de la ciudad de Buenos Aires, Volume 2 Astor Piazzolla 2
1974 Libertango Astor Piazzolla 4
1974 Summit: Reunión cumbre Gerry Mulligan & Astor Piazzolla 4.65 11
1976 Suite Troileana Astor Piazzolla 1
1978 Piazzolla 78 Astor Piazzolla 1
1979 Biyuya Astor Piazzolla 1
1982 Oblivion Astor Piazzolla 3
1982 Volver Astor Piazzolla 1
1984 Henri IV Astor Piazzolla 1
1986 Nuevo Tango: Hora Zero Astor Piazzolla 5
1987 1974 Gerry Mulligan & Astor Piazzolla 2
1988 Astor Piazzolla et Compagnie Astor Piazzolla 1
1988 Libertango Astor Piazzolla 1
1989 La Camorra : La soledad de la provocación apasionada Astor Piazzolla 4
1990 Lumiere Astor Piazzolla 1
1991 Piazzolliana Astor Piazzolla 1
1991 Adiós Nonino Astor Piazzolla 1
1991 Chador Ástor Piazzolla 1
1991 Todo Piazzolla I Astor Piazzolla 1
1992 Adiós Nonino Astor Piazzolla 2
1992 Tiempo nuevo Astor Piazzolla 1
1993 Ibarra: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra / Zyman: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra / Piazolla: “The Grand Tango” for Cello and Piano Ibarra, Zyman, Piazzolla; Carlos Prieto, Philarmonia international of Mexico, Jesús Medina, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México, Enrique Diemecke, Edison Quintana 1
1993 Introducción al ángel vol.1 Astor Piazzolla 1
1994 Aconagua / Tres Tangos [SWF Rundfunkorchester] Astor Piazzolla 1
1994 El infierno tan temido Astor Piazzolla 1
1994 El porteño Astor Piazzolla 1
1994 Le Grand Tango and Other Dances for Cello and Piano Cassadó, Falla, Rachmaninov, Popper, Tagell, Piazzolla, Tchaikovsky; Maria Kliegel, Bernd Glemser 1
1994 Otoño porteño Astor Piazzolla 1
1994 Tango Sensations Astor Piazzolla; Daniel Binelli, Camerata Bariloche 2
1994 Woe Astor Piazzolla 1
1995 Encontro Antonio Carlos Jobim & Astor Piazzolla 1
1995 El nuevo tango de Buenos Aires Astor Piazzolla 2
1995 Ensayos Astor Piazzolla 1
1995 Le Grand Tango (Musica Camerata Montréal) Astor Piazzolla & Juan Carlos Cirigliano 1
1996 Hommage à Piazzolla Piazzolla; Gidon Kremer 1
1996 57 minutos con la realidad Astor Piazzolla 1
1996 Concerto pour bandonéon / Tangos Astor Piazzolla; Orquestra de Cambra Teatre Lliure, Josep Pons, Pablo Mainetti 1

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