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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: Modinhas e cancoes, series 1 N/A
Cancao do Marinheiro (3:39) N/A
Vida Formosa (beautiful life) (2:03) N/A
Nesta rua (on this street) (2:37) 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
Villa-Lobos: Symphony no 11, A 527 N/A
Recording Date: Tue 23 Feb 2016
I - Allegro moderato (0:31) N/A
II - Largo (0:31) N/A
III - Scherzo: Molto vivace (0:32) N/A
IV - Molto allegro (0:31) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Symphony no 9, A 510 N/A
Recording Date: Tue 16 Feb 2016
I - Allegro (0:30) N/A
II - Adagio (0:30) N/A
III - Scherzo: Vivace (0:31) N/A
IV - Allegro giusto (0:31) N/A
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