El Pollo Ricardo was written in 1911 by Luis Alberto Fernandez, a young man from Uruguay who was a policeman by day and a tango musician at night. The title refers to a tango dancer friend of his
In the style of a habanera, the characteristic and distinct rhythm reflects the fusion of Cuban and Spanish cultures. Many sections of your string orchestra get a chance to play the memorable melody from
Mi Dolor ("Sorrow") is one of the most famous songs to come from Argentina. Almost every tango orquesta had their own version - like bands doing covers of Beatles songs today. The lyrics tell of
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