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
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

Kaleidoscope: Jazz Meets the Symphony #6

Lalo Schifrin, conductor
Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Kaleidoscope cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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

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

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

Cover image

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

Vira Loucos: Cyro Baptista Plays the Music of Villa Lobos

CYRO BAPTISTA percussion, vocals
Greg Cohen bass
John Zorn saxophone
Marc Ribot banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Romero Lubambo acoustic guitar, cavaquinho
Chango Spasiuk accordion
Nana Vasconcelos vocals
Vanessa Falabella vocals

Vira Loucos cover

Choros #08

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

Brazilian String Quartet: Villa-Lobos, Brandao

Brazilian String Quartet

Santino Parpinelli, violin
Jaques Nirenberg, violin
Henrique Nirenberg, viola
Eugen Ranewsky, cello 

Cover

String Quartet #14

Chambersax

Kyle Horch (saxophone) and friends

Chambersax cover

Quatuor symbolique

Complete Guitar Works (Miolin)

Anders Miolin, guitar

Miolin Cover

Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Choros #01

Favourite Guitar Music (Blanco)

Diego Blanco, guitar

Blanco cover

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Choros #01

Guitar Concertos (Moreno)

Alfonso Moreno, guitar
Orquesta Sinfónica Carlos Chávez, Fernando Lozano, conductor

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Guitar Concerto

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Preludes for Guitar

José Limón - Three Modern Dance Classics (DVD)

Jose Limon DVD

Emperor Jones

Le Saxophone Francais

Le Saxophone Francais cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Sexteto Mistico

Music for Guitar (Segre)

Emanuele Segre, guitar

Segre cover

Preludes for Guitar

Music of Latin America (Somer)

Hilde Somer, piano
Samuel Baron (Flute), Robert Sylvester (Cello)

Somer cover

Ciclo Brasileiro

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Choros #05

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Assobio a Jato

O Violoncello do Villa, v.1

Tania Lisboa, cello
Miriam Braga, piano

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Pequena Sonata

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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Divagacao

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O canto do cisne negro

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Elegie

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Sonhar

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Berceuse

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

O Violoncello do Villa, v.2

Tania Lisboa, cello; Miriam Braga, piano; Yang Zhang, violin

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Sonata for cello and piano #2

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Piano Trio #1

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Deux Choros (Bis)

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Preludios for Cello & Piano

O Violoncello Do Villa, v.3

Tania Lisboa, Miriam Braga, Richard Milone

Cover

Piano Trio #2

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Piano Trio #3

Obrigado Brazil

Yo-Yo Ma, cello
& friends:

Helio Alves - Piano
Odair Assad - Guitar
Sergio Assad - Guitar, Arranger
Cyro Baptista - Percussion
Paulinho Braga - Drums
Jose DaSilva - Percussion
Jose DeFaria - Percussion
Paquito D'Rivera - Clarinet
Egberto Gismonti - Flute, Guitar, Piano, Arranger
Romero Lubambo - Guitar, Cavaquinho
Cesar Camargo Mariano - Piano
Nilson Matta - Bass
Rosa Passos - Guitar, Vocals
Kathryn Stott - Piano 

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Choros #05

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Lenda do Caboclo

Rachmaninoff, Villa-Lobos Cellos Sontatas

Wolfgang Laufer (Cello), Steven Swedish (Piano)

Cello sonatas cover

Sonata for cello and piano #2

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez (Söllscher)

Göran Söllscher, guitar
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Sollscher cover

Guitar Concerto

Songs from Latin America (Lorelt)

Marina Tafur, soprano
Nigel Foster, piano

Songs from Latin America cover

Modinhas e Cancoes

Teresa Berganza Sings Villa-Lobos, Braga, Guastavino

Teresa Berganza, soprano
J.A. Alvarez Parejo, piano 

Berganza cover

Cancoes Tipicas Brasileiras

Concertos for guitar (Claves)

Emanuele Segre, guitar
Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra Milan, Grande Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda

Guitar concertos cover

Guitar Concerto

Fagotto Concertante

Milan Turkovic, bassoon
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, conducted by Martin Sieghart

Fagotto Concertante cover

Cirandas das Sete Notas

Guitar Concertos (Koch)

Wolfgang Weigel, guitar
Virtuosi di Praga, conducted by Peter Schmelzer

Guitar concertos cover

Guitar Concerto

Guitar Concertos (Williams)

John Williams, guitar
English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Barenboim

John Williams cover

Guitar Concerto

Harp, Harmonica & Clarinet Concertos (Arte Nova)

Adrian Leaper conducting the Orquestra Filarmonica de Gran Canaria (Orchestra), Catrin Mair Williams (Performer), Gianluca Littera, harmonica (Performer), Radovan Cavallin

Harmonica Concerto cover

Back cover:

Harmonica Concerto back cover

Harmonica Concerto

Latin Impressions (Chandos)

Yuli Turovsky conducting I Musici de Montréal

Isabelle Lapierre, saxophone

Latin impressions cover

Fantasia for soprano saxophone and string orchestra

Lemons Descending

Matt Haimovitz, cello
Eileen Clark, soprano

Lemons Descending cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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