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Bonus - EP2

Piazzolla’s Tango Ballet

Master of the tango Astor Piazzolla enriched the passionate dance with classical and jazz characteristics, heard in this set of vibrant and intense “scenes.”

Runtime - 14 mins

  • About the Episode

About the episode

Famed composer Arturo Márquez has created here a lively dance for string quartet in one movement. With its pizzicato opening and cross rhythms, it maintains a light, and even fun, atmosphere throughout. LA Phil Violist Dana introduces the piece describing how the image of a couple dancing the tango inspires the musicians to convey the sensual essence of the rhythmically intricate work.

  • Bing Wang

    Sydney Adedamola

    violins

  • Dana Lawson

    viola

  • Jason Lippmann

    cello