Argentina's Tango. (The Best Ever Collection). By Various. For Piano/Keyboard. Piano Collection. Argentina and Latin. SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate). Collection. Standard notation, chord names, black & white photos and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 227 pages. Ricordi #MLR638. Published by Ricordi (HL.50485416).
ISBN 0634073508. With standard notation, chord names, black & white photos and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Argentina and Latin. 9x12 inches.
This distinctive and sizable piano solo collection presents 99 authentic Argentine tangos. It truly is the best ever collection of this passionate genre. The book includes stylish black & white photographs on glossy paper, and four articles: on the history of the word tango, on the specific history of the Argentine tango, on rhythm in the tango, and on the characteristic dance figures. There is a section of lyrics in the back of the collection.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 5-6.
About SMP Level 6 (Late Intermediate)
4-note chords in both hands with large stretches and leaps. Irregular and complicated rhythms.
Location: from Englewood, FL
December 12, 2008
Great idea, great price, about 25 cents per tango
This book contains reprints of all the traditional Argentine tango sheets. No fluff or filler here. Words are listed apart from the music, which makes all the music playable without page turns. One caveat: it contains no Carlos Gardel or Astor Piazzolla, the pop stars of tango. But that probably...
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Location: from Kongsvinger, Norway
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Location: from Nantes France
Location: from Quebec, Canada
Location: from Cleveland, Ohio
April 7, 2005
This book offers a nice selection of both Tango and Milonga piano pieces. The forward for the book describes the origin of Tango in its birth place of Buenos Aires and its emergence into other countries. The forward is written in Spanish, English , French and German. If you dance...
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