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El Choclo arr. marimba, acoustic guitar & double bass


This very popular tango dates from 1903. The English translation of El Choclo is the "The Ear of Corn." A tempo of 60-66 quarter note (crotchet) notes to the minute is recommended. An adapable piece this movement exists in arrangements for solo instruments , various duos, cafe style groups and orchestra. Guitarists have the option of changing the chord positions on the fretboard to alter the chord voicing and improve the ensemble. The double bass is to be played pizzicato throughout the arrangement and can be substituted by bass guitar or an acoustic bass guitar. Ángel Villoldo (1861-1919) was an Argentinian composer and a pioneer of tango which became very popular from both the music and dancing point of view towards the end of the nineteenth century. It is popular today both in Argentina from where it originates and is a familiar and recognisable music style around the world.





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