Category Archives: Bahia Blanca

Bahia Blanca Section B: The First 4 Bar Phrase

Your browser does not support the audio element. Preamble Previous Bahia Blanca posts examined Question and Answer (Q&A) Phrasing in the first playing of Section A. (It is heard three times, with some differences between them). The first 8 Bar … Continue reading

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Bahia Blanca Music/Audio Sync, Osvaldo Fresedo (1961)

Osvaldo Fresedo (1897-1984) had a long career, starting as a bandoneonist in the 1910s. During the 1920-early 30s he led a sextet then a larger ensemble from the early 1930s through the late 1960s. There are several “Fresedos”. The later … Continue reading

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Bahia Blanca Section A: The Second 8 Bar Phrase.

This is the second in a series of analysis posts on Carlos Di Sarli’s Bahia Blanca. The first looked at the Question and Answer (Q&A) phrasing in the initial 8 Bar Phrase of Section A. In the first part of … Continue reading

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Bahia Blanca Section A: The First 8 Bar Phrase

In the next few posts I’ll discuss the phrase structure in Section A; how they are constructed and how they are interrelated. Mostly how those interrelationships create the strong Question and Answer phrasing so prominent in Bahia Blanca. I concentrate … Continue reading

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Bahia Blanca, Synthesized Piano vs. Di Sarli

I thought it would be fun to listen to the synthesized piano that Noteflight creates from the notes, compared to Di Sarli’s recording. The sheet music came from Todo Tango and I simply entered it into Noteflight. In this case … Continue reading

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Bahia Blanca Music/Audio Sync.

I’ve now synchronized Di Sarli’s entire recording of Bahia Blanca with the sheet music. The form as played is A-B-A-B-A. The piano music from Todo Tango is A-B-A, with a straight repeat of section A. The piano music fairly accurately … Continue reading

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Carlos Di Sarli’s Bahia Blanca

General Remarks Carlos Di Sarli recorded Bahia Blanca in 1957. Di Sarli was born in Bahia Blanca, a city located in the south-west of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1903. The character of Bahia Blanca is one of restraint, sadness or melancholy. The … Continue reading

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Bahia Blanca Sheet Music

The sheet music is synchronized to recordings by Carlos Di Sarli, here and Osvaldo Fresedo, here. +136

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