Villa-Lobos Recordings

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

Title Artist Cover Works
Latin American Ballets (Dorian)

Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, conducted by Eduardo Mata

Latin American Ballets cover

Back cover:

Latin American Ballets back cover

Uirapuru

Leo Brouwer / Irakere

Chucho Valdés, (p), Leo Brouwer (g) & Irakeré (Paquito d'Rivera (as), Carlos del Puerto (ac.b & elec.b), Enrique Plá (dr), Jorge "El Niño" Alfonso (cga) Juan Munguía (tp), Arturo Sandoval (tp), Jorge Varona (tp ), Germán Velazco (as, ss, fl), Carlos Averoff (ts, fl), José Luis "El Tosco" Cortés (fl), Carlos Emilio Morales (elec. g), Oscar Valdés (voc., perc.)
Ele Valdés & Carlos Alfonso (chœurs en Misa Negra)

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Preludes for Guitar

Luis de Moura Castro: Musica para piano

Luis de Moura Castro, piano

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Choros #05

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Guia Pratico #01

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Guia Pratico #08

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Carnaval das Criancas

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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Ciclo Brasileiro

Maria Ines Guimaraes: Saudades das Selvas Brasileiras

Maria Ines Guimaraes, piano

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Cirandas

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Choros #05

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Saudades das selvas brasileiras

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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New York Skyline Melody

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Valsa Da Dor

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Choros #01

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Tristorosa

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Guia Pratico #02

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Guia Pratico #04

Mestizaje

Rafael Serrallet, guitar

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Back cover:

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Choros #01

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Preludes for Guitar

Modern Music for Choir (BIS)

Isacson, Einar; Lulea Chamber Choir

Modern Music for Choir cover

Bendita sabedoria

Music of Tribute, v. 1

José Eduardo Martins, piano

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Ciclo Brasileiro

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Choros #05

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Cirandas

Muy Cerca: Cello Music from Mexico & Brazil

Alethio Lozano, flute
Juan Santoyo, piano
Gustavo Martin, cello
Juan Laguna, guitar

Muy Cerca cover

O canto do cisne negro

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Assobio A Jato

Nelson Freire: Piano Works (WEA Apex)

Nelson Freire, piano

Piano works cover

Back cover:

Piano music back cover

A Prole do Bebê, Suite #1

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4

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As Tres Marias

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Rudepoema

Nilson conducts Ginastera, Gershwin, Villa-Lobos, Barber & Ives

Orebro Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Göran W. Nilson

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Back cover:

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Bachianas Brasileiras #9

Nostalgia: Music from Brazil, Venezuela, and Argentina

Nathan Kolosko, guitar
Carl Dimow, flute

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Back cover:

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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 of Villa-Lobos (Rust)

Roberta Rust, piano

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Back cover:

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Ciclo Brasileiro

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Valsa da Dor

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Rudepoema

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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Suite Floral

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Choros #05

Piano Works (Zanini)

Valeria Zanini, piano

Zanini cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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Prole do Bebe #1

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Suite Floral

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Ciclo Brasileiro

Plaintive Melody

Thomas Stacy, English horn
Kenneth Hamrick, harpischord

Plaintive Melody cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Quintetto Brassil plays Brazil (Brass Music from Northeastern Brazil)

Quintetto Brassil

Cirandas

Remembranza: Remembrance of Latin Sounds

Rosa Antonelli, piano

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Poema Singelo

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Valsa da dor

Reykjavik Wind Quintet Summer Music (Chandos)

Reykjavik Wind Quintet

Chandos cover

Back cover:

Chandos back cover

Quintet en Forme de Choros

Rose (Duo Takemitsu)

Duo Takemitsu
Marianne Leth, flute
Anders Borbye, guitar

Duo Takemitsu Rose cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Saudade: Choral Music from Brazil

Kammerchor Apollini et Musis
Vinzenz Weissenburger, director

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Back cover:

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Duas Lendas Amerindias

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Bendita Sabedoria

Saxophone Colors (Rousseau)

Eugene Rousseau, saxophone
Hans Graf, piano

Fantasia for Saxophone

Saxophone Concertos (EMI)

John Harle, saxophone
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by Neville Marriner

Saxophone concertos cover

Fantasia for soprano saxophone and string orchestra

Saxophone voices from five countries

Keith Young, saxophones
Judith Radell, Angelo Versace, Ron Warren, piano

Keith Young cover

Fantasia for soprano saxophone and string orchestra

Sexteto Mistico and other chamber music (Naxos)

Jared Hauser, oboe
William Ludwig, bassoon
Douglas Rubio, guitar
Nicholas Roth, piano & celesta
Tannis Gibson, piano
Timothy McAllister, saxophone
Jill Heyboer, flute
Rachel Ferris, harp

sexteto

Duo for Oboe & Bassoon

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Preludes for Guitar

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Poema Singelo

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Choros #05

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Fantasia for Saxophone

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Caixinha de Musica Quebrada

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Sexteto Mistico

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Distribuicao de Flores

Sextuor mystique (Sommer)

Bent Larsen (Flute), Sverre Larsen (Celesta), Björne Carl Nielsen (Oboe), Christian Hougaard (Saxophone), Jan Sommer (Guitar), Tine Rehling (Harp)

Sextuor mystique cover

Distribution of Flowers

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Preludes for Guitar

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Choros #01

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Sexteto Mistico

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

Solo (Badi Assad)

Badi Assad, guitar & vocals
Fatima Guedes, vocals

Etudes for Guitar

Song of the Black Swan, works inspired by nature

Aletheia Duo
Jonathan Keeble, flute
Ann Yeung, harp
with Masumi Per Rostad, violin

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Back cover:

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Song of the Black Swan

South American Guitar Classics (Kayath)

Marcelo Kayath, guitar

Kayath cover

Also released on the Musical Concepts Alto label:

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Preludes for Guitar

Summer Music (BIS)

Nigel Shore, cor anglais
Philharmonisches Bläserquintett, Berlin, ensemble

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Quinteto em forma de Choros

Summer Music for Wind Quintet (BIS)

Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Summer Music cover

Quintet en Forme de Choros

Summertime: Music for Oboe & Guitar (Chandos)

John Anderson, oboe
Simon Wynberg, guitar

Summertime cover

Back cover:

Summertime back cover

Distribuicao de Flores

Symphonies #3 and #4 (Naxos)

Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra (OSESP)
Isaac Karabtchevsky, conductor

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Symphony #03

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Symphony #04

Symphony No. 4/Cello Concerto No. 2/Amazonas (Dorian)

Andres Diaz, cello
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, conducted by Enrique Arturo Diemecke

Amazonas

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Symphony #04

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Cello Concerto #2

The Art of Saxophone (Marzi)

Mario Marzi, saxophone

Giuseppe Verdi SO, Hansjörg Schellenberger  

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Back cover:

saxophoneback 

Fantasia for soprano saxophone and string orchestra

The Brazilian Sound of the Late Night Guitar

Paulinho Nogueira, guitar

Paulinho Nogueira cover

Choros #01

The Complete Solo Guitar Music (Zanon)

Fabio Zanon, guitar

Zanon cover

Back cover:

Zanon back cover

The Brazilian cover:

Zanon cover 

and the new Nimbus cover:

Zanon Nimbus cover

Back cover:

Nimbus Back cover

Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Choros #01

The Complete Solo Guitar Music (Zanon)

Fabio Zanon, guitar

Fabio Zanon cover

Back cover:

Zanon Back cover

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Choros #01

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Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

Tipico Brasileiro: Guitar Music of Our Time

Konrad Ragossnig, guitar

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Choros #01

Tommy Reilly plays Harmonica Concertos

Tommy Reilly, harmonica

Southwest Radio Orchestra conducted by Emmerich Smola

Front cover:

Tommy Reilly Harmonica Concertos

Back cover:

Tommy Reilly Harmonica Concertos (back cover)

Harmonica Concerto

Toquinho and Paulinho Nogueira

Toquinho, guitar
Paulinho Nogueira, guitar

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Choros #01

Villa-Lobos / Cardoso (Smits)

Raphaella Smits, guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

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Choros #01

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

Villa-Lobos conducts Choros #6 and BB#7

RIAS Orchestra of Berlin, conducted by Heitor Villa-Lobos

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Choros #06

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Bachianas Brasileiras #07

Villa-Lobos Erosão - Dello Joio The Triumph of St. Joan

Louisville Symphony Orchestra
Robert S. Whitney, conductor

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The original Columbia LP cover:

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Erosão

Villa-Lobos Guitar Works (Lemaigre)

Philippe Lemaigre, guitar

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Back cover:

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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

Villa-Lobos Trio: Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Bruno-Videla

Villa-Lobos Trio

Rosângela Antunes, piano
Florian Wilscher, violin
Katrin Schickedanz, cello

Villa-Lobos Trio cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Piano Trio #1

Villa-Lobos Wind Music

Rino Vernizzi, bassoon
Michele Carulli, clarinet
Francesco Pomarico, English horn
Andrea Griminelli, flute
Pietro Borgonovo, oboe

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Back cover:

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Choros #02

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Duo for oboe & bassoon

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6

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Trio for Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon

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Quatuor for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon

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Quinteto Em Forma De Choros

Violin Sonatas (Tumangelov, Noev)

Bozidar Noev, violin
Njagul Tumangelov, piano

gega

Back cover:

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Sonate-fantaisie no. 1 for violin and piano

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Sonate-fantaisie no. 2 for violin and piano

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Sonata for violin and piano no. 3

Voice of Brazil

Anna Maria Bondi, soprano
Françoise Petit, piano
Les Solistes de Paris/Henri Claude Fantapie

Voice of Brazil cover

Serestas

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Duas Paisagens

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Suite for Voice & Violin

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Cancao de Cristal

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Jardim Fanado

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Modinhas e Cancoes v. 1

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Modinhas e Cancoes v. 2

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

Joel Fan, piano

Choros #05

When Words Fade (Anderson & Roe)

Greg Anderson, Elizabeth Joy Roe, pianos

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Wind Effusions (Lozano & Muller)

Danilo Lozano, flute
David Muller, bassoon

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6

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

Complete Choros v.1 (BIS)

John Neschling conducting the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Cristina Ortiz, piano

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Choros #05

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Choros #07

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Choros #11

Discovery of Brazil Suites 1-4 (Marco Polo)

Roberto Duarte conducts the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava

Discovery of Brazil suites (Naxos)

Discovery of Brazil

String Quartets Nos. 11, 16 and 17 (Marco Polo)

Danubius Quartet

Front cover

String Quartet #11

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String Quartet #16

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String Quartet #17

Symphony #6, Ruda (Marco Polo)

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Roberto Duarte

Ruda, Symphony 6 cover

Ruda

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Symphony #06

A Felix Slatkin Compendium

Marni Nixon, soprano
Concert Arts Cello Ensemble
conducted by Felix Slatkin

Bachianas Brasileiras #1

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Preludes & Fugues after JS Bach

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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RPO cover

RPO cover

RPO cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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

Wagner Tiso cover

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

vlerato

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

Musica Americana! (Cleveland Pops Orchestra)

Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Louis Lane, conductor

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Piacello - Mainá

Piacello
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

Wolfgang Lendle cover

Suite populaire bresilienne

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Choros #01

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Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

Canções do Brasil

Coro OSESP / Naomi Munakata, director

Coro da OSESP cover

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

endofront

Back cover:

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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

First Milonga, Last Tango

Anna Noakes, flute
Richard Hand, guitar

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Distribuicao de Flores

Musica de dos Mundos

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

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Back cover:

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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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Back Cover:

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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

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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Back cover:

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Éventail: Masters of the Spanish Guitar (Chassain)

Olivier Chassain, guitar

Preludes for Guitar

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

The Piano Music of Heitor Villa-Lobos featuring Sonia Rubinsky

Sonia Rubinsky, piano

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

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