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Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

The adventurous Ebene Quartet kicks off a week of live chamber music at the Greene Space at WQXR in New York.

April 4, 2011 The versatile string quartet plays a mix of music by Debussy, Miles Davis and Astor Piazzolla.

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Studio Sessions

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June 13, 2007 The Gray Charitable Trust Piano Trio plays Piazzolla, but it's got skills beyond classical music.

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Discover Songs

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October 13, 2008 NPR reviewer and author Tom Moon talks about his new book and shares some of the gems he discovered.

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More Stories

Author Sandra Cisneros.

January 10, 2013 The celebrated Chicana author swings by to discuss life, literature and the music that moves her.

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In the 1950s, Astor Piazzolla became a pariah back home for his unconventional, complex tangos.

July 22, 2011 Hear five tango destroyers, each descended from the jazz innovations of Astor Piazzolla.

A Sad guitarist

September 30, 2010 What's the saddest music in the world? The question unleashed a river of tears for our readers.

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