20th Century Classics Villa-Lobos (EMI Classics)


A new version of an EMI Classics double-CD set, with a somewhat different lineup. This version includes

  • Momoprecoce, with Cristina Ortiz
  • Saxophone Fantasia with John Harle
  • Guitar Concerto with Angel Romero
  • Bachianas Brasileiras #1, 2, 3, & 5 with a variety of orchestras (with Victoria de los Angeles in #5)
  • The 6th String Quartet with the Quatuor Hongrois

This is now (January 30, 2013) available at The Naxos Music Library

The Hungarian Quartet recorded the 6th String Quartet in July of 1955. It was released on a Columbia LP that also included the 2nd Kodaly Quartet.

Date Recorded: 
Thursday, November 30, 2006
EMI Classics
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Angel Romero, guitar
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jésus Lopéz-Cobos
John Harle, saxophone
Academy of St.Martin in the Field, Neville Marriner conductor
Cristina Ortiz, piano
New Philharmonia Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Victoria de los Angeles, soprano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Enrique Batiz conductor
Quatuor Hongrois
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise, Heitor Villa-Lobos conductor



Bachianas Brasileiras
Chamber Music
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