Here, we are playing “Lagrima Aneja”, one of our favorite pieces composed by Carel Kraayenhof, world-famous bandoneonist from The Netherlands. We first heard this piece when the Kraayenhof Tango Ensemble performed in Jakarta in October 2012, and we fell in love with it ever since.
We wanted to play this composition, but we don’t have the music sheet. So Indri (the flute player) volunteered to transcribe and make an arrangement for us! (Bravo Indri :D). We added a little “Indonesian twist” in the middle of the piece.
Since Astrid and me both are pianists, so one of us have to play another instrument. To imitate the bandoneon sound, we were going to use between melodica or accordion. None of us play violin, so we have to change it to another instrument. Finally we decided Indri play the flute, Astrid on piano and me on accordion. This is my first time playing an accordion, I even borrowed the accordion. 😛