Argentine folk music

Guide to Argentinian Music

By 15 November, 2011

Tango musicians and writers have legendary status in Argentina. The most acclaimed tango composers are Osvaldo Pugliese (1905–95) and Astor Piazzolla (1921–92). The former recorded the most famous traditional tangos, while Piazzolla went on to contemporise the music,... Read Article

Soema Montenegro – Pasionaria

REVIEW Soema Montenegro – Pasionaria

By 26 July, 2011

From the first song of Pasionaria it is clear you have entered into a truly singular world with Soema Montenegro‘s voice alone singing “Leyenda del Cururú”. At times her voice is as graceful as Mercedes Sosa singing the... Read Article