Five Tango Sensations

A suite of works (Asleep—Loving—Anxiety—Despertar—Fear) for bandoneón and string quartet written in 1989 by  Ástor Piazzolla. It was premiered in New York that year and recorded immediately afterwards by the Kronos Quartet and the composer, who played the bandoneón. The five compositions “a musical farewell to life,” were written after Piazzolla experienced a serious illness, and in that context have a melancholic feel. They were … Continue reading Five Tango Sensations