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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: Prelude No. 1 N/A
Intro / About... (0:14) N/A
Prelude No. 1 (4:35) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Assobio a Jato, W 493 (The Jet Whistle) N/A
Intro / About... (0:57) N/A
I - Allegro non troppo (3:30) N/A
II - Adagio (2:56) N/A
III - Vivo (4:33) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Quinteto Instrumental N/A
I - Allegro non troppo (0:32) N/A
II - Lento (0:32) N/A
III - Allegro poco moderato (0:39) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Concerto for Harmonica, W 524 N/A
Conductor: Giancarlo Guerrero
Recording Date: Wed 21 Feb 2018
I - Allegro moderato (0:45) N/A
II - Andante (0:32) N/A
III - Allegro (0:33) N/A