New arrangement: Fueron Tres Años

I’ve added a new arrangement of Varela’s Fueron Tres Años!  I have to say, I wasn’t originally a fan of Varela.  I found it initially a little overblown and dramatic.  But there are a few songs that have become extremely popular with tango Djs and after hearing and dancing to this song several times, I’ve found a great deal of enjoyment… Yes, it tends towards bombastic, but it has a driving beat, sweeping string lines and a powerful melody that offers lots of motivation for dance. This version is arranged for Orquesta Tipica with Singer, and follows the Varela recording.

Hector Varela-Fueron Tres Anyos
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May 18 1956 Buenos Aires Columbia 15240 885

This chart is in F minor, and the range for the 1st violins is high, the piano part is also substantial, but otherwise, its a very accessible arrangement.  I would call it “intermediate” but easier-then-average for the bandoneon section….your feedback and comments are very welcome.

Download the sheet music here.

The Berlin Community Tango Orchestra performed this arrangement on 21.9.2014 with Rudy Vega singing….

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