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El Choclo arr. bassoon & piano


This very popular tango dates from 1903. The English translation of El Choclo is the "The Ear of Corn." This arrangement for bassoon with piano accompaniment sounding in C minor has the solo instrument part with the appropriate transposition appended to the full music score. A tempo of 60-66 quarter note (crotchet) notes to the minute is recommended. Players can chose whether or not to include the triplet ornamentation. An adapable piece this movement exists in arrangements for solo instruments, various duos, cafe style groups and orchestra. 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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