Por Una Cabeza by Carlos Gardel. Sheet music for Alto Sax, page 1.

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Carlos Gardel - Por Una Cabeza

Sheet music for alto sax

Info: "Por una Cabeza" is a tango song with music and lyrics written by Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Le Pera respectively. The name is a Spanish horse-racing phrase meaning "by a head", which refers to a horse winning a race by the length of one head. The lyrics speak of a compulsive horse-track gambler who compares his addiction for horses with his attraction to women. The tango has since been performed by numerous tango orchestras. During a state visit, U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama danced to the tune with Mora Godoy and José Lugones, respectively, in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 23, 2016. John Williams arranged a version of the piece that appears on the album "Cinema Serenade" with the violin solo performed by Itzhak Perlman.
Date: 1935
Artist: Carlos Gardel
Born: 11 December 1890
Died: 24 June 1935
The artist: French Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor, and the most prominent figure in the history of tango. Gardel's baritone voice and the dramatic phrasing of his lyrics made miniature masterpieces of his hundreds of three-minute tango recordings.
Instrument: Alto Sax
Key: D major
Range: E4 - A5
Time signature: 2/4
Tempo: 46 BPM
Duration: 2:48
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Intermediate
Style: Popular
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