Heitor Villa-Lobos

    Heitor Villa-Lobos

    • Heitor Villa-Lobos
    Heitor Villa-Lobos

    Heitor Villa-Lobos

    • Heitor Villa-Lobos

    Heitor Villa-Lobos

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    Cosy Guitar

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    12 Spanish Dances: V. Andanluza (Transcr. Manuel Barrueco)Heitor Villa-Lobos
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    TimeHeitor Villa-Lobos
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    Lute Suite in C Minor, BWV 997: I. Preludio (Transcr. Manuel Barrueco)Heitor Villa-Lobos
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    12 Spanish Dances: I. Minuetto (Transcr. Manuel Barrueco)Heitor Villa-Lobos
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    Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 97, "Rhenish": III. Nicht schnellHeitor Villa-Lobos

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        As a young man, Heitor Villa-Lobos packed his cello on his back and headed into the wilds of Brazil. In the spirit of Bartók and Kodaly in Eastern Europe, he was in search of the native song of his homeland; like those composers, he found it, studied it, and absorbed its essential qualities. Equally important to the young composer was the music of J.S. Bach; in the blending of these two influences, Villa-Lobos created a distinctive, very personal musical vocabulary. His music wa... Read more

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