April 28th, 1951

Calendario Milonguero

Death of OSMAR MADERNA, conservatory musician, who had the great merit of creating an orchestral style among the many forms of the 40s. He succeeded to have such a style, from the piano in the orchestra of Miguel Caló. The orchestral formation then sounded like tango-romance: there was no strong pacing.  Maderna composed little but good. Here’s an example of it.

♫ CUENTO AZUL. Miguel Caló and Rafael Iriarte (1943)

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