THE PIANO IN TANGO
HERNAN POSSETTI

In individual chapters the following topics are explored with exercises and studies:
Rhythmic melody: articulation as a fundamental constituent element of tango language.
Expressive melody: phrasing as a crucial resource when it comes to expression.
Rhythmic-harmonic time-marking models: the piano as a support for the melodic discourse. Functions: the conductor role and other responsibilities the pianist undertakes.
Plus: Milonga, vals, ornamentation, guidelines to play in a tango ensemble, the history of piano in tango, tango styles and much more.


> Includes 6 original pieces by G. Beytelmann, C. Zárate, N. Ledesma, P. Mainetti, M. Mercadante and E. Mantega.

>Audio and video examples.

EL PIANO EN EL TANGO/ THE PIANO IN TANGO
Fundamental method for playing tango music

 

By Hernán Possetti

 

Español/English
Includes other
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© 2015
Fondo Nacional de las Artes

 

ISBN
978-987-641-027-4
Título CDD 306

El autor
HERNAN POSSETTI

Possetti began studying the piano at the Music School in Chascomús, his hometown. He graduated from Escuela de Música Popular de Avellaneda, where he studied piano under the guidance of teachers Orlando Trípodi and Lilián Saba.

He has been the pianist in the Orquesta del Tango de la Ciudad of Buenos Aires since 2004. He has been a part of the cast of “Madero Tango” since 2006, and he is now the musical director. He has performed with renowned artists and ensembles such as: Quinteto de la Fundación Astor Piazzolla, Julián Plaza Sextet, Julio Pane, Rodolfo Mederos Quintet, Adriana Varela Quintet, Mauricio Marcelli Orchestra and Juan José Mosalini Quintet. He has accompanied many singers, such as: Raúl Lavié, Jorge Sobral, Guillermo Fernández, Virginia Luque, Alba Solís, Amelita Baltar, Julia Zenko, Alicia Vignola, María Graña, and others.

From 1998 onwards he has been a member of the Pablo Mainetti Quintet.

In 2012 he formed a duo with bandoneon player Eva Wolff.

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