Heitor Villa-Lobos

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    12 Spanish Dances: V. Andanluza (Transcr. Manuel Barrueco)Heitor Villa-Lobos
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    Russian Memories for 2 GuitarsHeitor 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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    Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning MoodHeitor 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 Bart+¦k 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 w... Read more

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