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Adiós Nonino | Ástor Piazzolla & Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester

in Ástor Piazzolla: The Next Tango (1986)
directed by José Mentes-Baquer


Tango-Fugue on a Theme by Piazzolla (Stefan Wirth) | The Gershwin Piano Quartet


Verano Porteño | Ástor Piazzolla y su Quinteto Tango Nuevo

Utrecht, 1985

  • Ástor Piazzolla bandoneón
  • Fernando Suárez Paz violin
  • Oscar Lopez Ruiz guitar
  • Héctor Console bass
  • Pablo Ziegler piano


Influential pianist Michel Camilo and flamenco guitarist Tomatito, nephew of Niño Miguel de Huelva, play Ástor Piazzolla's Adiós Nonino (previously featured), from Spain Again.


Juanjo Domínguez plays Ástor Piazzolla's Adiós Nonino live at the Salón Blanco of the Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires

Undoubtfully one of the best guitarists I have ever seen, incredible technique too, no wonder the audience is left euphoric.


This is a short musical scene from Hugo Santiago's Invasión (Invasion, 1969), co-written by Jorge Luis Borges, which has been through this blog before, as the mellow Milonga de Manuel Flores.

I might post a few more since this is a relatively obscure flick, although considered by some the best Argentinian film ever made.

Music here by tango musician Aníbal Troilo, although concrete music composer Edgardo Canton also collaborated in the making of the soundtrack.


Libertango, from the Piazzolla Reunion Live in Buenos Aires, May 2009.

The great Gary Burton on vibraphone, Ricardo Lew on guitar, Marcelo Nisinman on bandoneón, and three of the original quintet members: Pablo Ziegler on piano, Héctor Console on bass and Fernando Suárez Paz on violin.


Astor Piazzolla’s Libertango played on the musical saw by Nikos Giousef and the piano by Sassa Papalambrou.
You have to admit one thing about the greeks though… they have some decent musicians.