TANGO PASSION: HERNANDO’S HIDEAWAY & LA CUMPARSITA (TANGO FIRE)

Screen Shot 2014-04-02 at 4.04.27 PMTango Passion

It’s hard to imagine a more passionate dance than tango. Here are two examples…

And now – La Cumparsita (Tango Fire), a tango that most people believe is Argentinian, but in fact was written by a Uruguayan (Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, 1897-1948)

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And now, here my first recording of La Cumparsita (Tango Fire), made in Maui, Hawaii in Feb 2010, shortly after Elizabeth and I returned from a trip to Peru. That’s where this music originally came to me. If you click here, you can also read a little bit about the history of this arguably world’s most famous tango, including the lyrics:

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Finally, here’s also my first recording of Hernando’s Hideaway, made in June 2008, just before my first trip to Peru and my ordination as an Inca Shaman:

 

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