Heitor Villa‐Lobos

Born 5 March 1887. Died 17 November 1959
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
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1887-03-05
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Heitor Villa‐Lobos

Heitor Villa‐Lobos Biography (Wikipedia)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer, conductor, cellist, pianist, and guitarist described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has become the best-known South American composer of all time. A prolific composer, he wrote numerous orchestral, chamber, instrumental and vocal works, totaling over 2000 works by his death in 1959. His music was influenced by both Brazilian folk music and by stylistic elements from the European classical tradition, as exemplified by his Bachianas Brasileiras (Brazilian Bachian-pieces). His Etudes for guitar (1929) were dedicated to Andrés Segovia, while his 5 Preludes (1940) were dedicated to his spouse Arminda Neves d’Almeida, a.k.a. "Mindinha." Both are important works in the guitar repertory.

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Prelude for guitar no.3 in A minor
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Prelude for guitar no.3 in A minor
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Chõro No 5 for piano, 'Alma brasileira'
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Chõro No 5 for piano, 'Alma brasileira'
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Prelude No 3 in A minor (Homenagem a Bach) from 5 Preludes for guitar
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Prelude No 3 in A minor (Homenagem a Bach) from 5 Preludes for guitar
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachiana brasileira no. 5
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Bachiana brasileira no. 5
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachianas Brasileiras No.1, Introduction. Embolada
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Bachianas Brasileiras No.1, Introduction. Embolada
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
A canoa virou (Cirandas)
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A canoa virou (Cirandas)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Aria (Bachiana brasileira No 4)
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Aria (Bachiana brasileira No 4)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Melodia Sentimental from Floresta do Amazonas
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Melodia Sentimental from Floresta do Amazonas
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Song of the Black Swan (orig. for cello and piano)
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Song of the Black Swan (orig. for cello and piano)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Chõro No 1 for guitar
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Chõro No 1 for guitar
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
The Little Train of the Caipira (Bachiana Brasiliera No.2)
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The Little Train of the Caipira (Bachiana Brasiliera No.2)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Picapau
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Picapau

Picapau

Choir
Sao Paulo Symphony Chorus
Orchestra
Sao Paulo Orchestra
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachianas Brasileiras
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Bachianas Brasileiras
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachiana brasileira No 5
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Bachiana brasileira No 5
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Choros no. 10
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Choros no. 10

Choros no. 10

Choir
Schola Cantorum de Caracas
Simon Bolivar University Chorus
Conductor
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Schottische (Suite populaire bresilienne)
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Schottische (Suite populaire bresilienne)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
O Canto do Cisne Negro, W122 (Arr. R. Bonfiglio for Harmonica & Orchestra)
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O Canto do Cisne Negro, W122 (Arr. R. Bonfiglio for Harmonica & Orchestra)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
12 Studies for guitar; no. 1 in E minor
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12 Studies for guitar; no. 1 in E minor
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Samba Classico
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Samba Classico
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Choro No 1 for guitar
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Choro No 1 for guitar
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Assobio a jato [The Jet whistle]
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Assobio a jato [The Jet whistle]
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Etude no.4 in G major - from [12] Studies for guitar
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Etude no.4 in G major - from [12] Studies for guitar
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Prelude No. 1 in E Minor
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Prelude No. 1 in E Minor
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Valsa da dor
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Valsa da dor
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Choros No.10 finale "Rasga o Coracao"
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Choros No.10 finale "Rasga o Coracao"

Choros No.10 finale "Rasga o Coracao"

Choir
Schola Cantorum de Caracas
Orfeon Universitario Simon Bolivar
Conductor
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Chõro No 2
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Chõro No 2

Chõro No 2

Performer
Carlos Rato
Jose Botelho
Last played on
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)
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Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)

Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)

Ensemble
Lynn Harrell & Instrumental Ensemble
Conductor
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Fantasia: tres anime (excerpt)
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Fantasia: tres anime (excerpt)

Fantasia: tres anime (excerpt)

Performer
John Harle (saxophone), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner (conductor)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachiana brasileira no.5 vers. for soprano & cellos
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Bachiana brasileira no.5 vers. for soprano & cellos
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Tocata (The little train of the caipira) (Bachiana brasileira no. 2)
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Tocata (The little train of the caipira) (Bachiana brasileira no. 2)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Poema singelo
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Poema singelo
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachianas Brasileiras No.2 for orchestra - IV. Toccata (O Trenzinho do Caipira)
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Bachianas Brasileiras No.2 for orchestra - IV. Toccata (O Trenzinho do Caipira)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
O polichinelo
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O polichinelo

O polichinelo

Performer
Marcelo Bratke (piano)
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Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Branquinha (A boneca de louça)
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Branquinha (A boneca de louça)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Aria (Bachiana brasileira No 5)
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Aria (Bachiana brasileira No 5)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Flute Flight
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Flute Flight
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2009: Proms Chamber Music 16 - New Generation Artists
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Cadogan Hall
2009-08-31T10:13:13
31
Aug
2009

Proms 2009: Proms Chamber Music 16 - New Generation Artists

Cadogan Hall

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