Heitor Villa-Lobos Complete Symphonies

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Title: Heitor Villa-Lobos Complete Symphonies
Otros títulos: Symphonies 6 & 8
Symphonies 6 & 8 : Suite pour Cordes
Heitor Villa-Lobos Sinfonías Completas
Sinfonías 6 y 8 : Suite para Cuerdas
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Heitor Villa-Lobos; SWR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart; Carl St. Clair
Código CDU: Vill.16
Forma Musical: Symphonies, Suites (String Orchestra)
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 of ...


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1. Symphony No. ... Allegro ma non troppo.mp3 5:51 8.022Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Symphony No. ... rasil - Lento (Adagio).mp3 9:22 12.84Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Symphony No. ... legretto quasi animato.mp3 4:30 6.165Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Symphony No. ... as do Brasil - Allegro.mp3 5:52 8.058Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Symphony No. ... te (Allegro - Tempo I).mp3 7:03 9.678Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Symphony No. 8 (1950) - Lento assai.mp3 7:19 10.03Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Symphony No. 8 (1950) - Allegro giusto.mp3 4:55 6.748Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Symphony No. 8 (1950) - Molto allegro.mp3 6:07 8.394Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Suite pour Cordes (1912-13) - I Timide.mp3 8:01 11.00Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Suite pour ... 2-13) - II Mysterieuse.mp3 4:27 6.096Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. Suite pour ... quiete (Air de Ballet).mp3 5:03 6.931Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Symphony No. 6 ... s do Brasil - Completo.wav 25:27 256.8Mb WAV audio wav
Symphony No. 8 (1950) - Completo.wav 25:16 255.1Mb WAV audio wav
Suite pour Cordes (1912-13) - Completo.wav 17:25 175.8Mb WAV audio wav

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