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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: Bachianas brasileiras no. 5 N/A
Intro / About... (1:04) N/A
Bachianas brasileiras no. 5 (2:05) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Assobio a Jato, W 493 (The Jet Whistle)
Assobio a Jato, W 493 (The Jet Whistle) (13:25) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no 4 for Orchestra, A 424
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Recording Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019
I - Preludio: Lento (3:47) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Quartet for Strings no 1, A 99 N/A
Recording Date: Fri 25 Aug 2017
Intro / About... (1:49) N/A
I - Cantilena (1:56) N/A
II - Brincadeira (A Joke) (1:31) N/A
III - Canto lirico (5:08) N/A
IV - Cançoneta (2:13) N/A
V - Melancolia (5:50) N/A
VI - Saltando como um saci (Jumping like a Jumping Bean) (3:09) N/A
9 Nov 2020
University of Missouri, Kansas City