Romance del Diablo, The Music of Piazzolla: REVIEWS

December 2021

AMADEUS Music Magazine, Ruben Marzà

“Non un semplice omaggio ad Astor Piazzolla nel centenario della nascita, ma l’esito di una ricerca decennale sull’opera del compositore argentino e sull’interpretazione del Nuevo Tango… Un lavoro di grande impatto, che unisce brani classici ad altri meno conosciuti del compositore argentino, tra i quali spiccano i quattro magnifici affreschi delle Cuatro Estaciones Portenas.” 5 stars

September 2021

Fanfare Music Magazine, Henry Fogel

“A first-rate Piazzolla collection for soprano saxophone […]

Romance del Diablo, The Music of Piazzolla: some reactions…

“A splendid piece of work, impeccably executed, and a demonstration of great respect for the music of Maestro Piazzolla, which my father, Aldo, with much enthusiasm and commitment, contributed to publish and disseminate. A tribute to the purity of the art form as much as to the work of our publishing house, Edizioni A. Pagani, which, together with my father, I have been proud to lead for many years. Our aim continues to be that of maintaining this level of […]

Piazzolla and I

I discovered the music of Astor Piazzolla, who was born on 11 March 1921, on 4 July 1992, the day he died. When RAI, the Italian national television channel, reported the sad news and paid tribute to the great Argentine composer, the network broadcast his music. The strikingly original music that I heard for the first time that day embodied not only the bold rhythms of Argentine tango, but also melodic evocations of Piazzolla’s Italian musical heritage, and the dissonances […]