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Title: The Complete String Quartets
Otros títulos: String Quartet No. 6 : String Quartet No. 1 : String Quartet No 17
Los Cuartetos de Cuerda Completos
Cuarteto de Cuerdas No. 6 : Cuarteto de Cuerdas No. 1 : Cuarteto de Cuerda No. 17
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Heitor Villa-Lobos; Cuarteto Larinoamericano
Código CDU: Vill.12
Forma Musical: String Quartets
Abstract: The music of Heitor Villa-Lobos is known for its characteristic nationalism, driving rhythms, and original instrumentation. He was trained as an autodidact opposed to academic instruction, his music grew in a completely independent and individual fashion. Villa-Lobos began studying music at an early age, when his father, a worker at the National Library and an amateur musician, taught him to play cello, viola, and guitar. These early influences later became evident in the orchestration of some of his more prominent works. Although he intended to enter school to study medicine, Villa-Lobos soon found that he preferred spending time with the local popular musicians, becoming familiar with the various musical styles native to Rio de Janeiro's street and night life. Among other skills, he learned to improvise guitar melodies over the "choro," a popular instrumental genre of the time, which lent Villa-Lobos the effortless Latin nationality so strongly present in his music. From the ages ...


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1. Quartet No. 6 - Poco animato.mp3 6:53 9.439Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Quartet No. 6 - Allegretto.mp3 4:34 6.257Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Quartet No. 6 - Andante quasi adagio.mp3 6:40 9.137Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Quartet No. 6 - Allegro vivace.mp3 6:14 8.554Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Quartet No. 1 - Cantilena.mp3 2:33 3.494Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Quartet No. 1 - Brincadeira (A joke).mp3 1:21 1.851Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Quartet No. 1 - Canto Lirico.mp3 4:52 6.671Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Quartet No. 1 - Canconeta.mp3 1:57 2.682Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Quartet No. 1 - Melancolia.mp3 5:50 8.007Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Quartet No. 1 - Saltando Como Um Saci.mp3 2:45 3.777Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. Quartet No. 17 - Allegro non troppo.mp3 5:20 7.314Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. Quartet No. 17 - Lento.mp3 6:20 8.698Mb MPEG Audio mp3
13. Quartet No. 17 - Scherzo.mp3 2:51 3.903Mb MPEG Audio mp3
14. Quartet No. 1- Allegro vivace.mp3 4:57 6.797Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Quartet No. 6 - Completo.wav 24:11 244.1Mb WAV audio wav
Quartet No. 17 - Completo.wav 19:20 195.1Mb WAV audio wav
Quartet No. 1 - Completo.wav 19:04 192.4Mb WAV audio wav

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