December 14, 2020, 4:06 PM ·
I was born in Argentina. My mother performed Tango on piano in Buenos Aires during the 1930s and 40s. I told her I wrote a Tango and played her this piece over the phone. Now at 101 years old living in Florida, she told me, "Hermoso, pero no es un Tango, ché. Es una Milonga, pero no puro Milonga." Calle Florída is a busy shopping district in Bs. As. near the Cervantes Conservatory where she studied in the 1930s. She continues to play Tango on the community piano at her assisted-living facility. Print the sheet free at raulkottler.com See/hear the scrolling score at https://youtu.be/4uoXR3wS9FQ.
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