The act of President Alberto Fernández in Cañada de Gómez had a striking fact: the version of the Argentine National Anthem that was played in the best 2×4 style. The Cañada de Gómez Municipal Tango Orchestra, conducted by Cristian Gustafsson, was in charge of playing the national song in an arrangement with the presence of bandoneons.
Fernández himself congratulated the interpretation of the anthem. It is usually common for Blas Parera’s score to sound in different arrangements, but a tango version is not usual. In addition to the most usual with symphonic band (that is, a formation without string instruments, otherwise it would be an orchestra), there are arrangements for symphonic orchestra, piano, and even native instruments.
An antecedent of what was seen this Friday occurred in 2013, in charge of Ariel Ardit with the Typical Orchestra.
Ardit also sang the anthem in the preview of Argentina-Uruguay that was played in October 2021 at the Monumental stadium.
Another peculiar version of recent times is that of Franco Luciani in harmonica:
There is another version in harmonica, that of Andres Cyrus Martinez:
On the occasion of the 2010 Bicentennial, it was possible to hear Valeria Lynch:
From a folkloric vein, The singers of Quilla Huasi they recorded their version with a symphonic band.
However, the best known version from the perspective of popular music is that of Charlie Garcia. He recorded it in 1990 for his album Cheap philosophy and rubber shoes and caused controversy.
The Municipal Tango Orchestra of Cañada de Gómez
The group that directs Christian Gustafson is recognized in the music scene of the province of Santa Fe. In fact, the group was invited at the time to play at the Monument to the Flag, in Rosario, as part of the “Milonga Patria” event.