On June 4, Quartet Day is celebrated, a date instituted by the provincial Legislature in 2013 through the sanction of Provincial Law 10174, which recognizes the quartet as an integral part of the provincial cultural heritage and as its own folk musical genre.
Next Saturday the Quartet Day will be celebrated with a day of activities to enjoy the Cordovan musical phenomenon. As part of the activities that revalue the music of Córdoba, this day will be celebrated at the Cuarteto Museum (Rivera Indarte 199) with a day of continuous screenings of the film “Madre Baile” (Argentina, 2020), by Carolina Rojo. The screening will be at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Prior to the 12 p.m. performance, the authorities of the Córdoba Cultura Agency will award recognition to the filmmakers for their contribution to the historical recovery of quartet culture.
“Madre Baile is a journey through the ethno-musical origin of the quartet and an audiovisual review of the dances of yesterday and today, in which the artist and composer Vivi Pozzebón invites us to reflect on the role of women in the genre, from her origins in the hands of Leonor Marzano to the present”, anticipates the synopsis of the documentary.
On the other hand, from 12 in the Paseo del Buen Pastor, there will be video projections of the quartet of all time. Starting at 4:00 p.m., in front of the fountain, there will be shows by various emerging groups from the Cordovan quartet; In addition, representative figures of the genre will be present.
Quartet, cultural heritage
On June 4, Quartet Day is celebrated, a date instituted by the provincial Legislature in 2013 through the sanction of Provincial Law 10174, which recognizes the quartet as an integral part of the provincial cultural heritage and as its own characteristic and traditional musical folk genre. the province in all its manifestations: music, lyrics and dance.
The date chosen for the approval of the law in the Unicameral commemorates the first radio transmission of a quartet concert in the province. On June 4, 1943, the Characteristic Leo Quartet marked live, for the listeners of LV3 from Córdoba, the catchy chords of the new rhythm, with resonances of the tarantella and the pasodoble.