Italian classical guitarist Marco Salcito plays “Primavera Porteña” from the Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas, also known as the Estaciones Porteñas or The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, a set of four tango compositions by the Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player, and arranger Astor Piazzolla. (Buenos Aires Spring). Arrangement: Marco Salcito.
The pieces were originally conceived and treated as different compositions rather than one suite, although Piazzolla performed them together from time to time. By giving the adjective porteño, referring to those born in Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital city, Piazzolla gives an impression of the four seasons in Buenos Aires.
1. Verano Porteño (Buenos Aires Summer)
Written in 1965, originally as incidental music for the play ‘Melenita de Oro’ by Alberto Rodríguez Muñoz.
Written in 1969.
Primavera Porteña (Buenos Aires Spring)
Written in 1970, contains counterpoint.
Otoño Porteño (Buenos Aires Autumn)
Written in 1970.
Estaciones Porteñas on Wikipedia
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