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Heitor Villa-Lobos

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Heitor Villa-Lobos

Heitor Villa-Lobos has been played on NTS shows including Kit Records, with Songs Of The Auvergne first played on 18 January 2015.

Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 — November 17, 1959) was a pioneering Brazilian modernist composer. He penned twelve symphonies, four operas, five ballets, and one of the most important string quartet cycles of the twentieth century. His music is noted for its exotic sound palette and formal inventiveness, influenced both by Brazilian folk music and stylistic elements from the European classical tradition.

Villa-Lobos was born in Rio de Janeiro. After his father died, he earned a living for his family by playing in…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria
Villa-Lobos, Robert Bonfiglio, New York Chamber Symphony, Gerard Schwarz
RCA Victor Red Seal1989
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria
Villa-Lobos, Robert Bonfiglio, New York Chamber Symphony, Gerard SchwarzRCA Victor Red Seal1989
Discogs
Songs Of The Auvergne
Anna Moffo, Leopold Stokowski, American Symphony Orchestra, Canteloube, Villa-Lobos, Rachmaninoff
RCA Red Seal0
Songs Of The Auvergne
Anna Moffo, Leopold Stokowski, American Symphony Orchestra, Canteloube, Villa-Lobos, RachmaninoffRCA Red Seal0
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Toccata For Percussion Instruments
Chávez, Revueltas, Surinach, Villa-Lobos, Izler Solomon, The M-G-M Chamber Orchestra
MGM Records1955
Toccata For Percussion Instruments
Chávez, Revueltas, Surinach, Villa-Lobos, Izler Solomon, The M-G-M Chamber OrchestraMGM Records1955
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The Little Rubber Dog
Heitor Villa Lobos, José Echániz
ABC Westminster Gold1974
The Little Rubber Dog
Heitor Villa Lobos, José EchánizABC Westminster Gold1974
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The Little Toy Mouse
Heitor Villa Lobos, José Echániz
ABC Westminster Gold1974
The Little Toy Mouse
Heitor Villa Lobos, José EchánizABC Westminster Gold1974
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The Baby's Dance
Marisa Regules, Villa-Lobos, Mompou, Albeniz, Turina
Counterpoint / Esoteric Records0
The Baby's Dance
Marisa Regules, Villa-Lobos, Mompou, Albeniz, TurinaCounterpoint / Esoteric Records0
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