Sheet Music: Don Pedro

TitleDon Pedro
Alternate titlesDon Pietro
ComposerÁngel Villoldo (1861–1919)
InstrumentationFlute and Guitar chords
KeyC major
Time signature2/4
Tempo72 BPM
Performance time1:20
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2013-07-11
Last updated2013-07-11
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Latin American, Tangos


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Thursday 11 July 2013

Tune of the Day: Don Pedro

Tango criollo by Angel Villoldo

In 1911, on a visit to Buenos Aires, the famous Italian composer Pietro Mascagni conducted his opera Isabeau at the Teatro Coliseo. A little bit later, Ángel Villoldo paid a tribute to the composer of Cavallería rusticana by publishing the instrumental tango “Don Pedro”, which Villoldo dedicated “to the eximious Italian maestro Pietro Mascagni”.

Many thanks to Joyce Kai for contributing this piece!