Gardel - Por una Cabeza (score and parts) - purchase
Arranged for string orchestra
Carlos Gardel (1890-1935) was an Argentinian singer and songwriter, famous for his tango songs. Along with Alfredo Le Pera, he wrote some of the most well-known tangos, before their tragic death in an air-crash. Por una Cabeza was written in 1935 and compares a horse gambler's addiction to his love of women. The song has been arranged on numerous occasions, this arrangement is for string orchestra.