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Heitor Villa-Lobos, Composer
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(1887-1959).  Brazil's greatest composer, Heitor Villa-Lobos was born in 1887 in Rio de Janeiro, and died in the same city in 1959.  His early musical life involved popular as much as classical music.  He played guitar in a "Choros" ensemble, where his nickname was "Classical Guitar".  He played in a cinema orchestra (accompanying silent films) at the Odeon Theatre, along with the great pianist Ernesto Nazareth. On the classical side, he studied for a short time with various professors, but ...
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Villa-Lobos: Estrela é Lua Nova, A 331
Estrela é Lua Nova, A 331 (2:10) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no 4 for Orchestra, A 424 N/A
Recording Date: Sat 3 Mar 2018
Preludio: Lento (3:06) N/A
Coral: Largo (4:57) N/A
Aria: Moderato (6:53) N/A
Danza: Molto animato (3:55) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no 6 for Flute and Bassoon N/A
I - Ária (chôro) (3:36) N/A
II - Fantasia (Allegro) (5:33) N/A
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Bach: Sonata II for Violin Solo in A minor, BVW 1003* Villa-Lobos: Assobio A Jato (" The Jet Whistle ") %^ Dick: Fire's Bird% Prokofieff: So...
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Musiche di Dowland, Villa-Lobos, Turina, Takemtisu, Cage e Piazzolla, con la partecipazione del fisarmonicista Davide Vendramin ...
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This Conference at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg VA will be of interest to Latin American music scholars. Back in 2008, Virginia Commonwealth Univer...
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The new series of Villa-Lobos Symphonies being recorded by Naxos with Isaac Karabtchevsky conducting the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra (OSESP) began...
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Old First Church
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Kimball Theatre
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