Villa-Lobos Recordings

This is a nearly comprehensive database of Villa-Lobos recordings. There are nearly 1000 discs - 78s, LPs, CDs and some DVDs.

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Piano Concert (Tutti) - DVD

Rogerio Tutti (Lourenço dos Santos), piano

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Ciclo Brasileiro

The Villa-Lobos Preludes (Harb)

Tariq Harb, guitar

Preludes for Guitar

Harpa Brasileira (Cristina Braga)

Cristina Braga, harp
Ricardo Medeiros, bass guitar
Marcos Zama, percussion
Joca Moraes, drums
Mestre Paulao, percussion

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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O canto do cisne negro

Royal Philharmonica Orchestra - Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Gomes, Moncayo

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Enrique Arturo Diemecke

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Music for Piano, v.4 (Rubinsky)

Sonia Rubinsky, piano

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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Poema singélo

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A Fiandeira

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Carnaval das Crianças

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Francette et Pía

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Simples Coletânea

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Valsa Romântica

Music for Piano, v.3 (Rubinsky)

Sonia Rubinsky, piano

Rubinsky Piano Music v3 (Naxos)

Ciclo Brasileiro

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Choros #01 (arranged for piano)

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Choros #02 (arranged for piano)

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Choros #05

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Suite floral

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Tristarosa

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Brinquedo de Roda

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Dancas Caracteristicas Africanas

Music for Piano, v.5 (Rubinsky)

Sonia Rubinsky, piano

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Guia Pratico #01

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Guia Pratico #02

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Guia Pratico #03

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Guia Pratico #04

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Guia Pratico #05

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Guia Pratico #06

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Guia Pratico #07

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Guia Pratico #08

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Guia Pratico #09

In Rhythm (Manz & Klett)

Sebastian Manz, clarinet
Martin Klett, piano

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Choros #05

Neo Nostalgia (Suwa)

Kazu Suwa, guitar

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

Villa-Lobos Concerto for Harp and Orchestra (Rachel Porter)

Rachel Porter all Female Symphonic Orchestra

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Harp Concerto

Hommage à Debussy

Izhar Elias, guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

Tom Jobim, Villa-Lobos (Wagner Tiso)

Wagner Tiso, piano

Rio Cello Ensemble
* David Chew
* Márcio Eymard Mallard
* Hugo Pilger
* Fernando Bru Pesce

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Mandu-Çarará (Fantasia sobre tema de Villa-Lobos)

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Choros 10 (Fantasia sobre tema de Villa-Lobos)

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Bachianas Brasileiras #1

Choros No 10 (Janssen)

Werner Janssen conducting the Janssen Symphony Orchestra & the Los Angeles Oratorio Society

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Choros #10

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Guitar Concerto, Sextuor Mystique (Erato)

Turibio Santos, guitar
Orchestre de Chambre Jean-Francois Paillard
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Lucien Debray, oboe
Maxence Larrieu, flute
François-Joël Thiollier, celesta
Henri-René Pollin, saxophone
Lily Laskine, harp

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Guitar Concerto

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Sextuor Mystique

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Preludes for Guitar

Kodaly / Villa-Lobos (Hungarian String Quartet)

Hungarian String Quartet
Zoltan Szekely, violin
Alexandre Moskowsky, violin
Denes Koromzay, viola
Vilmos Palotai, cello

String Quartet #06

Bachianas Brasileiras #2, #5, Guitar Concerto, Preludes (EMI Classics)

Barbara Hendricks, soprano & Enrique Batiz conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (BB#5)
Angel Romero, guitar & Jesus Lopez-Cobos conducting the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Concerto)
Irma Costanzo, guitar (Preludes)
Paul Capolongo conducting the Orchestre de Paris (BB#2)

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Guitar Concerto

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Preludes for Guitar

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Musica Americana! (Cleveland Pops Orchestra)

Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Louis Lane, conductor

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Piacello - Mainá

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Clemens Malich, cello
Ivone Bambina, piano

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Song of the Black Swan

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2 (Little Train movement)

Telemanniana / Scarlattiana / Bachiana

Gerd Albrecht, conductor
Marisa Tanzini, piano
Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

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Bachianas Brasilieras #9

Villa-Lobos Complete Guitar Works (Lendle)

Wolfgang Lendle, guitar

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Suite populaire bresilienne

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Choros #01

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Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

Nostalgia: Music from Brazil, Venezuela, and Argentina

Nathan Kolosko, guitar
Carl Dimow, flute

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Canções do Brasil

Coro OSESP / Naomi Munakata, director

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Choros #03

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Duas Lendas Amerindias em Nheengatu

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Estrela e Lua Nova

Récital Américain (Endo)

Kanae Endo, piano

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Ciclo Brasileiro

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Valsa da dor

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Choros #05

Complete Solo Piano Works, v.2 (Bratke)

Marcelo Bratke, piano

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Ciclo Brasileiro

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Saudades das Selvas Brasileiras

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4

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Choros #05

Complete Solo Piano Works, v.1 (Bratke)

Marcelo Bratke, piano

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Caixinha de Musica Quebrada

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Cirandas

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Cirandinhas

First Milonga, Last Tango

Anna Noakes, flute
Richard Hand, guitar

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Distribuicao de Flores

Complete Choros v.3 (BIS)

John Neschling, conducting the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Fabio Zanon, guitar
Claudio Cruz, violin
Johannes Gramsch, cello
Elizabeth Plunk, flute
Ovanir Buosi, clarinet
Sergio Burgani, clarinet
Marcos Pedroso, alto saxophone
Wagner Polistchuck, trombone
Alexandre Silverio, bassoon
Dante Yenque, horn
Luciano Amaral, horn
Samuel Hamzem, horn

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Introduction to Choros

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Deux Choros (bis)

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Choros #02

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Choros #03

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Choros #10

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Choros #12

Reykjavik Wind Quintet Summer Music (Chandos)

Reykjavik Wind Quintet

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Quintet en Forme de Choros

Summertime: Music for Oboe & Guitar (Chandos)

John Anderson, oboe
Simon Wynberg, guitar

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Distribuicao de Flores

Ginastera, Villa-Lobos, Evangelista (Chandos)

I Musici de Montréal, conducted by Yuli Turovsky

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Suite for Strings

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Bachianas Brasileiras #09

Tommy Reilly plays Harmonica Concertos

Tommy Reilly, harmonica

Southwest Radio Orchestra conducted by Emmerich Smola

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Harmonica Concerto

Musica de dos Mundos

Aldo Antognazzi, piano
Brenda Feliciano, soprano
Paquito d'Rivera, clarinet & saxophone

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Fantasia for Saxophone

Fantaisie (Trio Aurora)

Trio Aurora
Vibeke Lundgren Nielsen, piano
Søren Trolle Bagger, clarinet
Svend Rump, bassoon

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Fantaisie Concertante

Duos (Manzanilla & Muñoz)

Ana Beatriz Manzanilla, violin
Pedro Saglimbeni Muñoz, viola

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Duo for Violin & Viola

O Papagaio do Moleque - A Música de Villa-Lobos

Rabo de Lagartixa:

Daniela Spielmann, saxophone & flutes
Alessandro Valente, cavaquinho
Marcello Gonçalves, seven-string guitar
Beto Cazes, percussion
Alexandre Brasil, bass

String Quartet #01

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Bachianas Brasileiras #1

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Tristorosa

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Poema Singelo

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O Papagaio do Moleque

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Ondulando

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O canto de Cisno Negro

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Canção das Águas Claras

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Realejo, from Serestas

Cantabile (Duo Similia)

Labrie, Nadia, flute
Labrie, Annie, guitar

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

For Children (Huang)

Helen Huang, piano

A Prole do Bebê, Suite #1

The Spinning Girl

Felicja Blumental, piano

As Tres Marias

Saxophone Colors (Rousseau)

Eugene Rousseau, saxophone
Hans Graf, piano

Fantasia for Saxophone

The Sheriff (The Modern Jazz Quartet)

The Modern Jazz Quartet

John Richard Lewis, piano
Connie Kay, drums
Percy Heath, bass
Milt Jackson, vibraphone
 

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Women at the Piano, v.2

Ballon, Ellen; Costa, Raie da; Dorfmann, Ania; Doyen, Ginette; Effenbach, Leah; Ellegaard, France Marguerite; Hall, Elsie; Kerr, Muriel; Kolessa, Lubka; Kraus, Lili; Long, Kathleen; Mero, Yolanda; Samaroff, Olga; Scharrer, Irene; Selva, Blanche; Sorel, Claudette; Stockmarr, Johanne Amalie; Valmalete, Madeleine de; Warrot, Marie-Aimee; Werschenska, Galina

Choros #05

Brasiliana (Cohen)

Arnaldo Cohn, piano

Valsa da Dor

Debussy/Villa-Lobos Violin Sonatas

Ricardo Odnoposoff, violin
Leonid Hambro, piano

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Violin Sonata #3

Éventail: Masters of the Spanish Guitar (Chassain)

Olivier Chassain, guitar

Preludes for Guitar

Latin American Music for Solo Piano (Cionco)

Richard Cionco, piano

Saudades das Selvas Brasileiras

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4-piano

Reverie (Wang / Söllscher)

Yian Wang, cello / Göran Söllscher, guitar

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Merengue (Barbosa-Lima)

Carlos Barbosa-Lima: guitar
Gustavo Colina: cuatro
Hendrik Meurkens: harmonica
Marcillio Lopes: mandolin
Duduka da Fonseca: percussion
George Anderson: bass
Karin Schaupp: guitar
Christopher McGuire: guitar

Alma Brasileira (Nonesuch)

Odair & Sergio Assad, guitars

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Choros #05

Die Neue Klassik (Capriccio)

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Baum, Hans-Dieter - Conductor

and many others...

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Solo (Badi Assad)

Badi Assad, guitar & vocals
Fatima Guedes, vocals

Etudes for Guitar

The Piano Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos featuring Sonia Rubinsky

Sonia Rubinsky, piano

Cinco Conciertos Para Piano y Orquesta

Elvira Santiago (1), Ulises Hérnandez (2), Patricio Malcolm (3), Harold López-Nussa (4), Roberto Urbay (5), piano
Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba, conducted by Enrique Pérez Mesa

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Piano Concerto #1

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Piano Concerto #2

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Piano Concerto #3

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Piano Concerto #4

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Piano Concerto #5

Popular Guitar Classics (Byzantine)

Julian Byzantine, guitar

Preludes for Guitar

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Choros #01

Death of an Angel (Camerata Bariloche)

Camerata Bariloche, conducted by Fernando Hasaj

Bachianas Brasileiras #9

Del Forno Plays Villa-Lobos

Anton Del Forno, guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Etudes for Guitar

Guitar (Simon Schembri)

Simon Schembri, guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

Hommage à Chopin (Plowright)

Jonathan Plowright, piano

Hommage a Chopin

The Blue Hour (Johnson)

Louis Valentine Johnson, guitar

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Etudes for guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

El cant dels ocells

Iñaki Etxepare, cello
Tensy Krismant, piano

O canto do cisne negro

The Best of The New York Woodwind Quintet (Vol. 2)

New York Woodwind Quintet

Quintet en Forme de Choros

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6

Come With Us - Travels with a Piano

Anna Goldsworthy, piano

Choros #05

Navidad: Christmas in the New World

Seattle Pro Musica
Karen P. Thomas, Artistic Director

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Ave maria

Villa-Lobos Harmonica Concerto (Groven)

Sigmund Groven, harmonica
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, 
Christian Eggen, conductor

Harmonica Concerto

Bagatelles for Cello and Guitar

Erling Blondal Bengtsson, cello
Ingolf Olsen, guitar

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Complete Symphonies on cpo

Carl St. Clair, conductor
Radio Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Des SWR

Symphony #01

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Symphony #02

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Symphony #03

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Symphony #04

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Symphony #06

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Symphony #07

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Symphony #08

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Symphony #09

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Symphony #10

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Symphony #11

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Symphony #12

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New York Skyline

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Suite for Strings

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Overture to L'Homme Tel

Hommage à Bidu Sayão

Bidu Sayão, soprano
Bell Telephone Orchestra/Donald Voorhees San Francisco Opera Orchestra (The Standard Hour)/Gaetano Merola NBC Orchestra/Joseph Stopak; San Francisco Opera Orchestra/Paul Breisach Voice of Firestone Orchestra/Howard Barlow; Armed Forces Orchestra/Howard Barlow

Lundú da Marqueza de Santos

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Nhapôpé

Apocalypse Symphony

Bulgarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Mixed Choir
Conducted by Ricardo Averbach

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Uirapuru

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Amazonas

Clara Rockmore's Lost Theremin Album

Clara Rockmore, theremin
Nadia Reisenberg, piano

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Guitarist: Music for Classical Guitar

Jonathan Adams, guitar

Choros #01

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Preludes for Guitar

Orquesta Nova play the music of Piazzolla, Franzetti, Jobim, Villa-Lobos...

Orquesta Nova, conducted by Carlos Franzetti

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Choros #01

Piano Music v. 2 (Brzezinska)

Joanna Brzezinska, piano

As Tres Marias

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Ciclo Brasileiro

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Rudepoema

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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Dancas Caracteristicas

Siesta

Michala Petri (recorder)
Lars Hannibal (guitar)

Distribution of Flowers

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Modinha

Kaleidoscope: Jazz Meets the Symphony #6

Lalo Schifrin, conductor
Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Kaleidoscope cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

South American Guitar Classics (Kayath)

Marcelo Kayath, guitar

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Also released on the Musical Concepts Alto label:

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Preludes for Guitar

Talking to the Sun (Abbey Lincoln)

Abbey Lincoln (Aminata Moseka), vocals

Bemshee Shirer, background vocals
James Weidman, piano
Naima Williams, background vocals
Billy Johnson, bass
Mark Johnson, drums
Jerry Gonzalez, percussion
Arlene Knox, background vocals
Steve Coleman, alto sax

 

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Brazilian Rhapsody (Barenboim)

Daniel Barenboim, piano
Robert Kassinger, bass
Nikolaj Znaider, violin
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Alex Klein, oboe
Larry Combs, clarinet
Cyro Baptista, percussion
Milton Nascimento, vocals

Arrangements by Bebu Silvetti

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Images from the South (Amadeus Guitar Duo)

Amadeus Guitar Duo
Dale Kavanagh and Thomas Kirchhoff

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

String Quartets #01, 02, 03 (Bessler-Reis)

Bessler-Reis Quartet

Bernardo Bessler, first violin
Michel Bessler, second violin
Christine Springuel, viola
Alceu Reis, cello

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String Quartet #01

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String Quartet #02

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String Quartet #03

Railroad Rhythms: Classical Music About Trains

SWR Rundfunkorchester Kaiserslautern

Jiri Stárek, conductor

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

American Classics v. 1

Berlin Radio Orchestra
Hans-Dieter Baum, conductor

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

The Brazilian Sound of the Late Night Guitar

Paulinho Nogueira, guitar

Paulinho Nogueira cover

Choros #01

Villa-Lobos Chamber Music - Groupe Instrumental de Paris

Groupe Instrumental de Paris

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Quintet en Forme de Choros

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Quintette Instrumental

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String Trio</a.

White Moon: Songs to Morpheus

Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Margo Garrett, piano
Odair Assad, Sergio Assad, guitars
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Wind Effusions (Lozano & Muller)

Danilo Lozano, flute
David Muller, bassoon

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6

Complete Choros & Bachianas Brasileiras (BIS)

Cristina Ortiz, Fabio Zanon, Dante Yenque, Ozeas Arantes, Samuel Hamzem, Darrin Coleman Milling, Linda Bustani, Ilan Rechtman, Claudio Cruz, Johannes Gramsch, Elizabeth Plunk, Ovanir Buosi, Donna Brown, Jean Louis Steuerman, Sato Moughalian, Alexandre Silvério, Donna Brown

Conductor: John Neschling, Roberto Minczuk
Orchestra/Ensemble: Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra, Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra Members, Sao Paulo State Symphony Chorus, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra

Complete Choros & Bachianas cover

Choros #01

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Choros #02

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Choros #03

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Choros #05

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Choros #07

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Choros #08

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Choros #09

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Choros #10

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Choros #11

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Choros #12

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Bachianas Brasileiras #1

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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Bachianas Brasileiras #3

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6

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Bachianas Brasileiras #7

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Bachianas Brasileiras #8

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Bachianas Brasileiras #9

CTI Classics in Jazz

George Benson, guitar

Jackie & Roy, jazz vocals

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Philippe Bertaud on the Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos (DVD)

Philippe Bertaud, guitar

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Choros #01

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Preludes for Guitar

White Rabbit (Benson)

George Benson, guitar
Jay Berliner, acoustic guitar
Earl Klugh - acoustic guitar (on #5)
Ron Carter, bass
Herbie Hancock, electric piano
Billy Cobham, drums
Airto Moreira, percussion, vocals
Gloria Agostini, vibes, percussion

Arrangements by Don Sebesky

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Enescu/Villa-Lobos - Music for Cello & Piano (Marco Polo)

Rebecca Rust, cello
David Apter, piano

Divigacao

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O canto do cisne negro

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Sonhar

Hang on Little Tomato

Pink Martini

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Song of the Black Swan

Pequena Suite, BB#2, 5, & 6 (Marco Polo)

Apter, David, piano
Edelmann, Friedrich, bassoon
Pahud, Emmanuel, flute
Rust, Rebecca, cello

Pequena Suite

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Capriccio

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2, arr. for Cello & Piano

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6

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Elegie

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Assobio a Jato

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Coral (David Sánchez)

David Sánchez, tenor saxophone

The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Carlos Franzetti, conductor and arranger
Miguel Zenón, alto sax
Edsel Gomez, piano
John Benitez, Ben Street, bass
Adam Cruz, drums
Pernell Saturnino, percussion  

David Sanchez cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Orchestra)

Impressoes (Latchoumia)

Wilhem Latchoumia, piano

Latchoumia cover

Ciclo Brasileiro

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Prole do Bebe #1

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Tristorosa

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As Tres Marias

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A Lenda Do Caboclo

Into the Light (The Sixteen)

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor
Kaori Muraji, guitar
Grace Davidson, soprano

Into the Light cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Preludes for Guitar

Twentieth Century Cello (Gilberto Munguia)

Gilberto Munguia, cello
Thomas Hrynkiw, piano
Victoria Bond, piano

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Song of the Black Swan

Bohemian Maestro: Django Rheinhart and the Impressionists

Hot Club of San Francisco

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Choros #01

By Request (Fleming)

Renée Fleming, soprano

London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

By Request cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

West of the Sun - Music of the Americas (Fan)

Joel Fan, piano

Choros #05

Música Iberoamericana

Orquestra Sinfônica e coro da RTVE, de Madrid
Enrique García Asensio, conductor
Ángel Jesús García, violin
Mariano Alfonso, chorus director

Choros #10

The Art of Saxophone (Marzi)

Mario Marzi, saxophone

Giuseppe Verdi SO, Hansjörg Schellenberger  

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Back cover:

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Fantasia for soprano saxophone and string orchestra

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