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The Argentine musician and composer Ástor Piazzolla was born on March 11, 1921. His work revolutionized traditional tango, incorporating elements of jazz and classical music. At the beginning of his career he had many detractors, however today he is considered one of the most important musicians of the 20th century. This year we celebrate his centenary with events and concerts around the world.
In our Autumn Concert 2019 in Badalona, the Argentine guitar quartet “IN CRESCENDO” performed several pieces by Ástor Piazzolla. We share here the video of one of them, "Libertango" - title that appears when merging the words "Libertad" (freedom) and "tango" - to pay tribute to him and commemorate his centenary on his birthday. Thank you for all that you left us. Happy Birthday Maestro.
Autumn Guitar Concert 2020, broadcast live on the Internet and held without an in-person audience due to restrictions related to COVID-19.
Here we publish only one piece performed by Ljubica, but you can whatch the full recital by clicking on the link:
Most people who visit us - especially if they are not from Badalona - wonder about the meaning of the statue of the ape with a guitar that our Association uses as a symbol.
The answer is somewhat complex but very curious. Here we give you the explanation.