Heitor Villa-Lobos Complete Symphonies

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Title: Heitor Villa-Lobos Complete Symphonies
Otros títulos: Symphony No. 2
Symphony No. 2 Ascenção
Heitor Villa-Lobos Sinfonías Completas
Sinfonía No. 2
Sinfonía No. 2 Ascensión
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Heitor Villa-Lobos; Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR; Carl St. Clair
Código CDU: Vill.16
Forma Musical: Symphonies
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 non troppo.mp3 17:48 24.40Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Symphony No. ... Allegretto scherzando.mp3 8:51 12.14Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Symphony No. ... on) - Andante moderato.mp3 10:41 14.65Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Symphony No. ... (Ascension) - Allegro.mp3 13:37 18.68Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. New York Skyline Melody (Modéré).wav 2:51 28.83Mb WAV audio wav
Symphony No. 2 Ascenção (Ascension) - Completo.wav 50:48 512.7Mb WAV audio wav

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