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Ravera, Horacio / Tango Project, Vol. 1
Album:Tango Project, Vol. 1 Collection:World
Artist:Ravera, Horacio Added:Apr 2004
Label:Pimienta Records 

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Add Date:2004-05-03 Pull Date:2004-07-05 Charts:Reggae/World
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Album Review
Reviewed 2004-05-03 
HORACIO RAVERA – “Tango Project, Vol. 1”
Pimienta, 2004

Yes folks, tango has emerged as the hot sound of 2004. And this here is the real deal. Ravera is a Paris-trained lyric tenor (not operatic but similar, with a full-bodied, husky delivery, and a flaw at the edges that makes it feel really genuine), and a prominent member of the tango festival circuit. Here he performs a set of the best-known tango compositions, backed by a string orchestra with accordion/bandoneon. The vocals will strike some as over-the-top, but hey, that’s what tango is all about!

Is this high art or the height of cheese? You decide. Personally, I can’t get enough of it!

Try any track. Fo’s picks: 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10

1. slashing rhythm, strong vocal
2. Nice! spoken intro, then bittersweet
3. airy vocal, the music flows well
4. aggressive vocal, nice lilt in the music
5. highly lyrical track, has a lot to say
6. café feel, romantic vocal, piano
7. clear, operatic vocal, nice melody
8. strings more prominent, passionate
9. stormy feel, excellent backing, strong
10. emotionally complex & varied
11. playful music, wide-open vocal

[ Fo ] – 05/03/2004

Track Listing
1.Cambalache 6.Tinta Roja
2.La Cumparsita 7.La Cancion De Buenos Aires
3.Madreselva 8.Suerte Loca
4.Sentimento Gaucho 9.Ventarron
5.Tormenta 10.Sigo Aqui
 11.Tango De Hoy Y De Ayer