Sep 28, 2011
Casabel by Hector Ayala (1914-1990)
Héctor Ayala was an Argentine guitarist and composer. Ayala was born in Concordia in the province of Entre Rios. He started his career as a guitarist in Buenos Aires and made his debut in 1936 accompanying tango and folk singers. He later joined the Escuadrones de Guitarra (Guitar Squadrons) which were groups of 12-15 guitarists assembled and directed by Abel Fleury. In the 1950s he was active in radio in Buenos Aires and was a member of a tango quartet directed by Anibal Troilo. Hector Ayala composed a number of works for guitar, including pieces inspired by the music of Argentina and other Latin American countries. He also wrote a series of didactic methods for teaching guitar. He died in Buenos Aires.
Tango. 50 Measures. 3 Pages. Time Signature 3/4. Key of E minor.