Heitor Villa-Lobos  (1887-1959)
Last updated: 17.09.18
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Heitor Villa-Lobos was a Brazilian composer, the first South American composer to become world-famous; was also pianist and teacher. Prolific output, including operas, ballets, 12 symphonies, 16 string quartets, songs, etc. in varied styles but frequently with pronounced "national" flavour. Composed 14 works call "Chôros" for various combinations (some including Brazilian native instruments) explaining the title as synthesising "the different modalities of Brazilian, South American Indian and popular music, and having for principal elements rhythm and any typical melody of popular character". His "Bachianas Brasileiras" are supposed evocations of Johann Sebastian Bach in a Brazilian spirit. Wrote also "New York Skyline Melody" (on melodic shape suggested by skyline) for piano and orchestra; works for piano solo, for guitar, etc.
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book15.gif  Heitor Villa-Lobos: A Life (1887-1959) David P. Appleby flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  The Piano Music of Villa Lobos Heitor Villa-Lobos flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  Villa-Lobos Solo Guitar Heitor Villa-Lobos flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
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DBE062 Auê! Senhora Terra
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DBE063 Olha a Rosa Amarela
Bound score & 4 loose scores, T/T/B/B, approx. 1 min.
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