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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... (0:29) N/A
Bachianas brasileiras no. 5 (6:24) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Quartet for Strings no 1, A 99 N/A
Billboard / Intro... (1:51) 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) (3:14) N/A
Villa-Lobos: Assobio a Jato, W 493 (The Jet Whistle) N/A
Allegro non troppo (3:32) N/A
Adagio (2:45) N/A
Vivo (4:21) N/A
Events
19 Oct 2018
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
3 Nov 2018
Carnegie Hall
17 Nov 2018
Paróquia São Luís Gonzaga