The Piano Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos

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Title: The Piano Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos
Otros títulos: Piano Music Vol. 3
Ciclo Brasileiro : Suíte Floral : Chôros Nos. 1, 2 and 5
La música para piano de Heitor Villa-Lobos
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Heitor Villa-Lobos; Sonia Rubinsky
Código CDU: Vill.15
Forma Musical: Piano Music
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. Suíte Floral - I Idílio na Rede.mp3 3:01 4.132Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Suíte Floral - II Uma Camponeza Cantadeira.mp3 2:16 3.120Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Suíte Floral - III Alegria na Horta.mp3 2:26 3.333Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Ciclo Brasileiro - I Plantio do Caboclo.mp3 5:46 7.923Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Ciclo Brasil ... Impressões Seresteiras.mp3 6:32 8.969Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Ciclo Brasileiro - III Festa no Sertão.mp3 5:17 7.252Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Ciclo Brasileiro - IV Dansa do Índio Branco.mp3 3:52 5.318Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Brinquedo de Roda -I Tira o seu pezinho.mp3 2:17 3.132Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Brinquedo de ... A moda da carranquinha.mp3 2:23 3.278Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Brinquedo de Roda - Os três cavalheiros.mp3 1:48 2.463Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. Brinquedo de Roda - IV Uma duas angolinhas.mp3 1:37 2.221Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. Brinquedo d ... Garibaldi foi à missa.mp3 1:49 2.502Mb MPEG Audio mp3
13. Brinquedo d ... I Vamos todos cirandar.mp3 1:47 2.443Mb MPEG Audio mp3
14. Danças Cara ... Africanas - I Farrapós.mp3 4:20 5.946Mb MPEG Audio mp3
15. Danças Cara ... fricanas - II Kankukus.mp3 4:20 5.937Mb MPEG Audio mp3
16. Danças Cara ... ricanas - III Kankikis.mp3 2:47 3.823Mb MPEG Audio mp3
17. Tristorosa.wav 4:52 49.12Mb WAV audio wav
18. Chôros No. 1 “Típico”.wav 5:00 50.39Mb WAV audio wav
19. Chôros No. 2.wav 2:45 27.80Mb WAV audio wav
20. Chôros No. 5 - Alma Brasileira.wav 4:49 48.68Mb WAV audio wav
Suíte Floral - Completo.wav 7:36 76.76Mb WAV audio wav
Ciclo Brasileiro - Completo.wav 21:15 214.5Mb WAV audio wav
Brinquedo de Roda - Completo.wav 11:23 114.9Mb WAV audio wav
Danças Características Africanas - Completo.wav 11:22 114.6Mb WAV audio wav

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