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Libertango is a composition by Astor Piazzolla, released in 1974.

The title is a portmanteau merging "Libertad" (Spanish for liberty) and "Tango", symbolizing Piazzolla's break from classical tango to tango nuevo.

Grace Jones's song I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango).

1974 performance

  • Astor Piazzolla: bandoneón, arranger, conductor
  • Felice Da Viá: piano, Hammond organ C3
  • Gianni Zilioli: Hammond organ C3, marimba
  • Giuseppe Prestipino (Pino Presti): bass guitar
  • Tullio De Piscopo: drums, percussions
  • Filippo Daccò: acoustic & electric guitar
  • Andrea Poggi: timpani, percussions
  • String section with
    • Umberto Benedetti Michelangelo - 1st violin
    • Elsa Parravicini - 1st viola
    • Paolo Salvi - 1st cello
  • Marlaena Kessick: G flute
  • Hugo Heredia, Gianni Bedori: C flute

Producer: Aldo Pagani

Recorded in May 1974 at "Mondial Sound Studio", Milan (Italy)
Sound engineer: Tonino Paolillo

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