Ástor Piazzolla

Compositions by Ástor Piazzolla appear on

Argentine Cello

Composer

More than just Piazzolla, hear the tango as presented by 7 fantastic composers and performed by two of Australia's finest young musicians, Zoe Knighton (cello) and Amir Farid (piano).

Sombras: the music of Astor Piazzolla

Composer

La Tin Shed Orquesta presents the music of Astor Piazolla. Astor Piazzolla’s compositions from the 1930’s to 1990 re-defined the Tango. His famous Quintet from the 70’s gave the world ‘Tango Nuevo’.

d'aujourd'hui

Composer

Crossing over between ragtime, tango, modern classical and folk music of various cultures, this collection of recent works for violin and guitar spans a period from Astor Piazzolla's 1986 composition Histoire du Tango to Tim Hansen's 2007 re-scoring of Earwig for Zoë and Daniel.

Miscellany for Flute and Harp

Composer

Throughout history composers have been drawn to the combination of the flute and harp, from the shepherd’s pan pipes and Orphean lyre of ancient Arcadia, to the French court of Marie-Antoinette and Mozart’s duo concerto.

Breathe

Composer

Nougat combines the talents of guitarist and composer Tania Ravbar Costantino and master mandolinist Ruth Roshan. Breathe sits on the cusp of world and classical music.

World Music

Composer

The Melbourne Mandolin Orchestra plays a selection of music from around the world, including Latin American, Klezmer, Slavic folk dances and blues all performed by this highly accomplished group.