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In the 1950s, Astor Piazzolla became a pariah back home for his unconventional, complex tangos.
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July 22, 2011 Hear five tango destroyers, each descended from the jazz innovations of Astor Piazzolla.
Tengiz Mirzashvili's winter landscape is the cover art for Giya Kancheli's Themes From The Songbook.
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March 2, 2011 The Georgian composer collected themes from his many scores for stage and screen, and violinist Gidon Kremer and friends fashioned them into an atmospheric stream of laid-back melodies.
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June 15, 2007 Dino Saluzzi, a master of Argentina's tango music, has been quietly building a legacy since the mid-1980s with his accordion-like bandoneon. Critic Tom Terell tells us about the man, the music and his latest CD, Ojos Negros.
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April 3, 2007 Two musicians — Argentinian accordion player Dino Saluzzi and German cellist Anja Lechner — have teamed up for the new album Ojos Negros. They begin their first U.S. tour on April 18.
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