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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 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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El Choclo Music/Audio Sync, Carlos Di Sarli (1954)

Di Sarli recorded El Choclo in 1954. His interpretation is lush, with beautiful , skillfully contrasting bandoenons and strings. And the piano, played by Di Sarli, has the melody in Section C, bar 49. Di Sarli’s interpretation sharply contrasts D’Arienzo’s. … 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 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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