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Tango del desamparo (1987)

(The Neglect Tango)
For cello, piano and magnetic tape.

Death has always been one of the main themes in tango. “The Neglect Tango” is an autobiographical piece but it does not tell a story, it is rather about the emotion and pain caused  by the death of my brother.

In the scene, the instrumentalists sing, recite and algo play instruments of percussion. In the magnetic tape there are voices, bandoneon that turn into sirens and percussive tango phrases that sound like bangs.

Tango del desamparo

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Ein Lied (2006)

Decreasing shapes (Formas decrecientes)
For soprano, alto saxophone, viola and piano.

About texts by Rodolfo Quique Fogwill.

Commissioned by Ars Nova ensemble for “Les grands jafoins”

This piece is born from the friendship that tied me up with Rodolfo Fogwill (Buenos Aires 1941-2010.)

Taking into account that his texts seem to almost always be full of music, of the language of music, the one I chose for Ein Lied is in a way about paternity as a form of eternity.

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