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
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

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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

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

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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Back cover:

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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

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

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

 

Talking to the Sun cover

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

Bessler-Reis cover

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

Railroad Rhythms cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

American Classics v. 1

Berlin Radio Orchestra
Hans-Dieter Baum, conductor

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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

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 #04

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Choros #05

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Choros #06

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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

Bertaud DVD cover

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

Hang on Little Tomato

Pink Martini

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Song of the Black Swan

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

Música Iberoamericana

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

Choros #10

Joaquim Freire plays Nobre, Villa-Lobos

Joaquim Freire, guitar

Freire cover

Etudes for Guitar

Estevez Cantata Criolla; Villa-Lobos Choros #10 (Mata)

William Alvarado, baritone
Idwer Alvarez, tenor
Orfeón Universitario Simón Bolivar Choir
Schola Cantorum de Caracas Choir
Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Orchestra
Eduardo Mata, conductor

Mata Cover

Back Cover:

Back Cover

Choros #10

Music of Tribute, v. 5

Beatrice Berthold, piano

Music of Tribute v. 5

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

Septiembre (Patilla)

Michael Patilla, guitar

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Un Viaje Al Sur (Wolf)

Scott Wolf, guitar

Scott Wolf cover

Choros #01

Composers in Person

Heitor Villa-Lobos, conductor & pianist

Victoria de los Angeles, soprano
Magda Tagliaferro, piano
Frederick Fuller, baritone
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française

Composers in Person cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Choros #10

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Orchestra)

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Momoprecoce

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Miniaturas #2 and #3

Saxophone Concertos (Centaur)

Greg Banaszak, saxophone
Polish Chamber Philharmonic
Bohdan Jarmolowicz, conductor

Saxophone Concertos cover

Fantasia for soprano saxophone and string orchestra

Serenade to the Dawn

Andrea Lieberknecht, flute
Frank Bungarten, guitar

Serenade to the Dawn cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Distribuicao

Spirit of Brazil (Aquarelle Guitar Quartet)

Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Spirit of Brazil cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Alma Brasileira (Sergio Gallo)

Sergio Gallo, piano

Alma Brasileira cover

Choros #05

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Impressões Seresteiras

Retrospectacular

Dorian Wind Quintet

Retrospectacular cover

Quintet en Forme de Choros

Villa-Lobos por João Carlos Assis Brasil

João Carlos Assis Brasil, piano

Joao Carlos Assis Brasil cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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New York Skyline

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Valsa da Dor

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Hommage a Chopin

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Ciclo Brasileiro

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Choros #05

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Lenda do Caboclo

Little Train / Uirapuru (Goossens / Stokowski)

Sir Eugene Goossens, conducting the London Symphony Orchestra

Leopold Stokowski, conducting the Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York

 

Little Train of the Caipira cover

Uirapuru

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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Bachianas Brasileiras #1

Brazilian Impressions (Makino/Peter)

Frank Peter, piano
Megumi Makino, violin

 

Brazilian Impressions cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Sonate-fantaisie no. 1 for violin and piano

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Sonate-fantaisie no. 2 for violin and piano

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Preludes for Guitar arr. Piano

Esperanza: A Gift of Spanish Song

Gloriæ Dei Cantores

Esperanza cover

Magnificat Aleluia

Koyunbaba (Friedemann Wuttke)

Friedemann Wuttke, guitar

Koyunbaba cover

Preludes for Guitar

Les rarissimes (Magda Tagliaferro)

Magda Tagliaferro, piano

Tagliaferro cover

Choros #05

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Momoprecoce

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Dancas Caracteristicas Africanas

Piano classique de l'Amerique latine (Luis Ascot)

Luis Ascot, piano

Choros #01

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Tristorosa

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A Lenda do Caboclo

Piano Music of Ginastera & Villa-Lobos (Fred Sturm)

Fred Sturm, piano

Fred Sturm cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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Prole do Bebe #1

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A Lenda do Caboclo

Flute Portrait (Judith Müller)

Judith Müller, flute
Emanuel Matz, cello
Cordula Hacke, piano

Flute Portrait cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Assobio a Jato

Mitternacht Midnight Minuit Nocturnes (Anna Gourari)

Anna Gourari, piano

Gourari cover

Back cover:

Gourari back cover

Hommage a Chopin

5 (Joan Baez)

Joan Baez, vocals & guitar

Joan Baez 5 - cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Brouwer, Villa-Lobos & Orbon (Barrueco)

Manuel Barrueco, guitar

Barrueco cover

Preludes for Guitar

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Choros #01

Duets with the Spanish Guitar

Laurindo Almeida (LA) (guitar)
Martin Ruderman (MR) (flute)
Salli Terri (ST) (contralto)

Duets with the Spanish Guitar cover

Back cover from the CSUN Digital Library

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Azulão (Bayrakdarian)

Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano
James Parker, piano
Cello Ensemble, Bryan Epperson, leader

Azulao cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Music for Two Guitars (Et Cetera)

Lydia Kennedy, Frans de Gurp, guitars

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Distribution of Flowers

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Francette e Pia

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Cirandas

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Choros #05

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Prole do Bebe #1

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Bach in Brazil (Camerata Brasil)

Camerata Brasil, conducted by Henrique Cazes

Henrique Cazes (Cavaquinho)
Marcilio Lopes (Mandolin)
Paulo Sa (Mandolin)
Marcus Ferrer (Guitar)
Joao Paulo Becker (Guitar)
Marcello Goncalves (Guitar)
Omar Cavalheiro (Double Bass)
Beto Cazes (Pandeiro)
Leandro Braga (Piano)
Paulo Sergio Santos (Soprano Saxophone)
Ricardo Amado (Violin) 

Bach in Brazil cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Bassoon Music of the Americas

Jeff Keesecker, bassoon
Helen Grimaud, piano

Bassoon Music of the Americas cover

Cirandas das Sete Notas

Italia 1600 Argentina 1900

Veronica Cangemi, soprano
Una Stella Ensemble

Italia 1600 Argentina 1900 cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Music for Guitar Solo (Kavanagh)

Dale Kavanagh, guitar

Kavanagh cover

Preludes for Guitar

Symphony #10 (Koch)

Gisele Ben-Dor, conductor
Carla Wood, soprano
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra
UCSB Chamber Choir
Donald Brinegar Singers

Symphony #10 cover

Symphony #10

Timbrando

Meridian Arts Ensemble

Timbrando cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #1

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Works for Guitar (Hoppstock)

Tilmann Hoppstock, guitar

Tilmann Hoppstock cover

Etudes for Guitar

Soirées Internationales (Avie)

Antonio Meneses, cello
Celina Szrvinsky, piano

Soirees Internationales Cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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A canto do cisne negro

Alma Brasileira - Music of Villa-Lobos (RCA Victor)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conducting the New World Symphony
Renee Fleming, soprano
BBC Singers

Alma Brasileira

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Orchestra)

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Choros #10

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Bachianas Brasileiras #9

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Bachianas Brasileiras #7

Amazonia é Brasil (McDavit, Turibio Santos)

Carol McDavit, soprano
Turibio Santos, guitar

Amazonia e Brasil cover

Dance (Stott)

Kathryn Stott, piano

Dance cover

Back cover:

Dance back cover

Valsa da Dor

Maria Lucia Godoy interpreta Villa-Lobos

Maria Lucia Godoy, soprano
Sérgio Abreu, guitar
Alceo Bocchino, piano

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Serestas

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Modinhas e Canções, album 1

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Suite for Voice & Violin

Music for Piano, v.8 (Rubinsky)

Sonia Rubinsky, piano

Rubinsky, v. 8 cover

Back cover:

Rubinsky, v. 8 back cover

Guia Pratico #10

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Guia Pratico #11

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Ibericarabe

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Suite Infantil #1

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Suite Infantil #2

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Marqueza de Santos Suite

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Guia Pratico, vol. 1 (arr. for piano)

Piano Concerto [#1] (Ellen Ballon)

Ellen Ballon, piano
Orchestre de la Suisse Romand, Ernest Ansermet, conductor

Original LP cover:

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Piano Concerto #1

Wind Quintets (New Mexico Winds)

New Mexico Winds

New Mexico Winds cover

Quintet en Forme de Choros

Canción Sin Palabras (Marchena)

Martha Marchena, piano

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As Tres Marias

De Villa-Lobos a Brahms (Fukuda, Montini)

Elisa Fukuda, violin
Guiliano Montini, piano

Fukuda Montini cover

Sonate-fantaisie no. 1 for violin and piano

Modinha (Montiel, de Moura Castro)

Maria Jose Montiel (Soprano), Luiz de Moura Castro (Piano)

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300 Years of Guitar Masterpieces (Barrueco)

Manuel Barrueco, guitar

Barrueco cover

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Etudes for Guitar

Brasileiro (Laguna)

Juan Carlos Laguna, guitar
Irasema Terrazas, soprano
Marisa Canales, flute
Rafael Tamez, oboe
Baltazar Chavarria, saxophone
Lidia Tamaya, harp
Juan Antonio Santoyo, celesta

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Sexteto Mistico

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Etudes for Guitar

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Modinha

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Distribuicao De Flores

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