Tipica Tangarte

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Orquesta Típica Tangarte
Origin Malmö, Sweden, Europe
Genres Tango, argentine tango, classical music.
Years active 1999—present
Labels monophon Sweden
Website www.tangarte.com
Members Juanjo Passo – Guitar, Bandoneon, Musical Director
Juan José Passo – Vocalist
Sofia Alvarez – Vocalist
Lars Hansen – Accordion, Bandoneon
Garik Binder – Piano
Hedda Heiskanen – Violin
Irina Binder – Violin
Per Tidstrand – Cello
Viktor Auregård – Double bass
Past members Tord Sölvesson, Jerzy Markiewicz, Robert Pettersson, Anders Frostin, Sarah Nordholm

Orquesta Típica Tangarte, is an Argentinian–Swedish tango orchestra from Malmö, Sweden. The group is under musical and artistic direction of Juanjo Passo, who founded the group in 1999. Their music is primarily played for dancing. The orchestra's music is the tango from Rio de la Plata, a repertoire with a great variety from the 1940s and −50s up to this date. Well-known composers like Villoldo, Canaro, Fresedo, Di Sarli, Troilo, Pugliese and Piazzolla, to mention a few, are part of this repertoire. Orquesta Típica Tangarte have been touring mainly in Sweden, Denmark and Finland, but also Germany, Spain, France, Argentina and Chile, performing at major tango festivals such as Cumbre Mundial de Tango, Tarbes Tango Festival and others. The group have had guest bandoneonists on a quite regular basis, such as Luis Stazo from world famous Sexteto Mayor, Carlos Buono and others.

Argentine tango music genre

Argentine tango is a musical genre and accompanying social dance originating at the end of the 19th century in the suburbs of Buenos Aires and Montevideo. It typically has a 2
4
or 4
4
rhythmic time signature, and two or three parts repeating in patterns such as ABAB or ABCAC. Its lyrics are marked by nostalgia, sadness, and laments for lost love. The typical orchestra has several melodic instruments and is given a distinctive air by the small button accordion called the bandoneon. It has continued to grow in popularity and spread internationally, adding modern elements without replacing the older ones. Among its leading figures are the singer and songwriter Carlos Gardel and composers/performers Francisco Canaro, Juan D'Arienzo, Carlos Di Sarli, Osvaldo Pugliese, and Ástor Piazzolla.

Malmö Place in Scania, Sweden

Malmö is the largest city of the Swedish county of Skåne County, the third-largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm and Gothenburg, and the sixth-largest city in Scandinavia, with a population of 312,012 inhabitants in 2017 out of a municipal total of 338,230. The Malmö Metropolitan Region is home to over 700,000 people, and the Øresund Region, which includes Malmö, is home to 4 million people.

Villoldo is a municipality located in the province of Palencia, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 444 inhabitants.

The latest record is "Rumores de orquesta" (monophon Sweden 2012). Tangarte have previously recorded three CDs – "Lo que vendrá" (monophon Sweden, 2007), "Ecos de Tango" (EDT/monophon Sweden, 2004) and "Danzarin" (Skåneton/Hi-hat records).

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Tango music music genre

Tango is a style of music in 2
4
or 4
4
time that originated among European immigrant populations of Argentina and Uruguay. It is traditionally played on a solo guitar, guitar duo, or an ensemble, known as the orquesta típica, which includes at least two violins, flute, piano, double bass, and at least two bandoneóns. Sometimes guitars and a clarinet join the ensemble. Tango may be purely instrumental or may include a vocalist. Tango music and dance have become popular throughout the world.

Orquesta típica band

Orquesta típica, or simply a típica, is a Latin-American term for a band which plays popular music. The details vary from country to country. The term tends to be used for groups of medium size in some well-defined instrumental set-up.

The music of Argentina includes a variety of traditional, classical and popular genres. One of the country's most significant cultural contributions is the tango, which originated in Buenos Aires and its surroundings during the end of the 19th century and underwent profound changes throughout the 20th century. Folk music was particularly popular during the 20th century, experiencing a "boom" in popularity during the 1950s and 1960s thanks to artists such as Atahualpa Yupanqui and Mercedes Sosa, prominent figures of the Nuevo cancionero movement. In the mid-to-late 1960s, the countercultural scene of Buenos Aires originated Argentine rock, considered the earliest incarnation of Spanish-language rock for having an autochthonous identity that differed from that of England or the United States. It was widely embraced by the youth and since then has become part of the country's musical identity as much as traditional music. According to the Harvard Dictionary of Music, Argentina also "has one of the richest art music traditions and perhaps the most active contemporary musical life.

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