Born in the impoverished barrios of Buenos Aires during the late 19th Century, the tango has become one of the most important music and dance forms of our time. Tangos for Accordion presents a distinctive collection of predominantly Argentinian tangos arranged for solo piano accordion.
The book’s introduction includes a brief history of the tango and an explanation of tango rhythms. Preparatory exercises explore the differences between various rhythms (habanera, marcato, etc) and how to perform them on the accordion. Includes many of the best-known tangos, such as La Cumparsita, Caminito, El Choclo, El Marne, Catamarca, La Paloma, and many more.
Includes chords symbols for accompanying instruments. For intermediate to advanced players.