Villa-Lobos: Doce Estudios for guitar -- Brouwer: Simple Studies.
Villa-Lobos is heard playing guitar and piano on these private recordings, which were made between the mid 1920s and early 1940s.
Composers: Alexandre Pierre Levy, Barrozo Netto, Camargo Guarnieri, Claudio Santoro, Francisco Mignone, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Henrique Oswald, Oscar Lorenzo Fernândez.
This biography relies on Villa-Lobos own comments and opinions about his life and work, as well as the author's views as a student and performer of his music. With a foreword, preface, bibliography, index, and black & white photos.
Contents: String Quartet No. 5 -- String Quartet No. 12 -- Suite Floral -- Dancas Caracteristicas Africanas -- 6 Cirandas.
Contents: Tristorosa; A Prole do bebe, Nos. 1, 2, 4, 6 and 7; Choros No. 5 (Alma brasileira); Valsa da dor; Guia Pratico, 2e album, Nos. 2 and 4; Guia Pratico, 4e album, Nos. 2 and 4; Guia Pratico, 10e album, Nos. 3 and 4; Preludes pour guitare (transc. Jose Vieira Brandao), Nos. 1-4.
Contents: Trio for oboe, clarinet and bassoon / Villa-Lobos -- Fantasia Concertante for piano and bassoon / Villa-Lobos -- Divertissement for oboe, clarinet and bassoon / Francaix -- Coro Breve / Mehmari -- Variaciones Villa-Lobos / Mehmari.
A discussion of Villa-Lobos in Paris during the 1920s, and the larger history of the relationship between French and Brazilian cultures. With an introduction, bibliography, and some black & white photos.
Edited by Luiz Felipe de Alencastro, Anais Fléchet, Juliana Pimentel and Danièle Pistone. Articles explore various topics related to the music of Villa-Lobos, his times, and his continued influence. With an introduction, works list, bibliography, and index. Music examples. Illustrations.
Performers: Ellen Ballon. L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet, conductor.
Discography, videography, index. An exciting assortment of piano works that are musically and technically rewarding as study pieces, and appealing in recital. The music is on a level with that of the 18th and 19th century masters.
Contents: Suite populaire bresilienne, No. 1 (Mazurka-Choro) and No. 3 (Valsa-Choro) -- Choros No. 1 -- Douze Etudes, Nos. 1, 8 and 11 -- Cinq Preludes, Nos. 1 and 4.
Nine papers from the October 2010 conference held in Chilpancingo, Guerrero discuss the history and practice of the fandango in Mexico and elsewhere. With black & white photos and plates.
Guitarist Elena Papandreou performs music by Dyens, including Trios Pieces Polyglottes; Lettre Encore; and Libra Sonatine.
Adapted and edited by Christian Grases. Villa Lobos originally arranged this traditional Brazilian song in 1933, for voice with clarinet, bassoon, two horns, and strings. This is a version of that arrangement for a cappella chorus.
Johannes Klumpp conducts the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester. Hybrid SACD.
Antonelli performs music by Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos, Nazareth, Granados, and Albeniz.
Hoppstock performs music by Willcock, Tarrega, Ponce, and Villa-Lobos.
Morgulis performs music by Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Prado, and Piazzolla.
Villa-Lobos dedicated this work to Julieta d'Almeida Strutt. A short motet for SATB chorus. Reprint edition.
Also: Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas, by Piazzolla -- Yumba-Verwandlung, by Bruno-Videla. Performed by the Villa-Lobos Trio.
Zanon performs Villa-Lobos' Suite populaire bresilienne and Choros No. 1. Also includes several Preludes and Etudes.
The first of three volumes dedicated to rare and recently discovered works by Villa-Lobos. Various artists.