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Tango Greats #7

On tonight's show, we will explore the musical influences throughout Piazzolla’s life and how they affected his music. My name is Charles Olivier, your host, and let's dive into Noche de Tango.

Tanda 1

  • Yo Soy Maria
  • Balada Para Un Organito Loco
  • Aria de lo Analistas

Tanda 2

  • Fuga y Misterioso
  • Tocata Rea
  • Allegro Tangabile
  • Tangus Dei

Tanda 3

  • Milonga de la Anunciacion
  • Tangata del Alba
  • Romanza del Duende
Charles Olivier is currently director of the Texas Tech University Tango Orchestra and the co-director of the Lubbock ISD All-District Tango Orchestra, whose purpose is to educate high school students about tango music, culture, and performance. Charles’ extensive work with the group was recognized by Texas Tech University with the President’s Excellence in Diversity and Equity Award. As a performer, he is a founding member of Tango Llaneros. Charles has attended the Reed College Tango Institute, Cuarteto Tanguero Summer Workshop, and has been a key speaker about tango for the Osher Life Long Learning Institute. Charles attended Texas Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, a Certificate of World Music in Tango Performance, and recently a Master's in Ethnomusicology.