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
Eco De Sombras (Wuestemann)

Gerd Wuestemann, guitar

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Choros #01

Hommage a Heitor Villa-Lobos (Kreusch)

Johannes Tonio Kreusch, guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

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Valsa Concerto #2

Larry Coryell & The Eleventh House at Montreux

Larry Coryell & The Eleventh House

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Preludes for Guitar

Latin American Guitar Music (Linde)

Celia Linde, guitar

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Back cover:

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Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

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Choros #01

Haydn / Danzi / Bozza / Villa-Lobos / Ibert (Ensemble Wien-Berlin)

Ensemble Wien-Berlin

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Back cover:

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Quinteto em forma de Choros

Recital de Guitare (Bartoli)

René Bartoli, guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

Flute and Cello in Dialogue

Atsuko Koga, flute
Ithay Ken, cello

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Assobio a jato

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6 - arranged for flute & cello

Romance de Amor

Xuefei Yang, guitar

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Guitar Etude #7

Christopher Creviston: The Columbia Sessions

Christopher Creviston, saxophone
Hannah Gruber, piano

Christopher Creviston cover

Fantasia for Saxophone and Piano

Nuages

Roland Dyens, guitar

Nuages cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Rudepoema / Under Neonlight II

Volker Banfield, piano

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Rudepoema

The Latin American Guitar (Ragossnig & Feybli)

Konrad Ragossnig & Walter Feybli, guitar duo

The Latin American Guitar cover

Choros #01

Canciones del Alma

Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas, guitar
Laura Mitchell, soprano

canciones

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Nocturne (Barcsay)

Stefan Barcsay, guitar

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Back cover:

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Preludes for Guitar

Copacabana: Nilson Matta's Brazilian Voyage

Nilson Matta, bass
Harry Allen, saxophone
Anne Drummond, flute

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Path of Contact

WindRose Trio

Beth Levia, oboe
Jeff Campbell, clarinet
Matthew Howatt, bassoon  

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Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Basoon

Flor de Abril (Gisbranco)

Gisbranco

Bianca Gismonti, piano and voice
Claudia Castelo Branco, piano and voice

Guests:
Carlos Malta, flute
Robertinho Silva, percussion
Chico César, guitar and voice

 

Gisbranco cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #4

Time (Steve Howe)

Steve Howe, guitar

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Danças Brasileiras (BIS)

São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Minczuk, conductor

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Dança Frenética

Melancolia: Spanish Arias & Songs

Patricia Petibon, soprano
Orquesta Nacional de Espana
Josep Pons, conductor

Patricia Petibon cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Tuesday Afternoon

Tony R Clef, guitar

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Back cover:

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Melodia Sentimental from Forest of the Amazon

Villa-Lobos: Complete Guitar Music (Zigante - Brilliant Classics)

Frédéric Zigante, guitar

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Back cover:

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Preludes for Guitar

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Suite populaire Bresilienne

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Valsa Concerto #2

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Simples

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Etudes for Guitar

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Choros #01

Heitor Villa-Lobos / Egberto Gismonti

Alain Rizoul, guitar
Maria-Carmen Barbaro, piano & celesta
Kouchyar Shahroudi, flute
Albane Maté, harp
jerome Laborde, oboe
Stephane Cros, saxophone

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Sextuor Mystique

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Preludes for Guitar

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Guitar Concerto

Aria Cantilena (Garanca)

Elina Garanca
Dresden Staatskapelle, cond. Fabio Luisi

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Live in Zaragoza (Prats)

Jorge Luis Prats, piano

Prats cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 - piano

Modified - Music for Bassoon

Matthias Kronsteiner, bassoon
Lisa Preimesberger, bass Clarinet
Thomas Frey, flute
Ernst Weissensteiner, double bass

Modified - Music for Basson cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #6

Clouds are slowly passing, rosy and lustrous

Shunsuke Fujimura, cello
Yves Storms, piano

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Montage (The LA4)

The LA4
Laurindo Almeida, guitar
Ray Brown, bass
Jeff Hamilton, percussion
Bud Shank, flute & saxophone

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

New Fantasy (Lalo Schifrin)

Lalo Schifrin, arrangements, conductor, piano

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Nylon and Steel (Barrueco)

Manuel Barrueco
Al Di Meola
Steve Morse
Andy Summers

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Etudes for Guitar - #1

Adiemus Vocalise (Karl Jenkins)

Adiemus
Karl Jenkins

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Anna Moffo - Leopold Stokowski

Anna Moffo, soprano
American Symphony Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski, conductor

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Newton Classics Cover:

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Bidú Sayão: Opera Arias and Brazilian Folksongs

Bidú Sayão, soprano

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Brian Asawa - Vocalise

Brian Asawa, countertenor
ASMF
Neville Marriner, conductor

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne, Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasileiras (Te Kanawa)

Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
English Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Tate, conductor

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Harp Concertos: Catherine Michel

Catherine Michel, harp
L'Orchestre National de l'Opera Monte Carlo
Antonio de Almeida, conductor

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Back Cover:

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Harp Concerto

James Galway - Serenade

James Galway, flute
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Charles Gerhardt, conductor

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Manuel Barrueco Cantos y Danzas

Barbara Hendricks, soprano
Manuel Barrueco, guitar

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Nocturne II (Leonard Bernstein)

Netania Davrath, soprano
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Olé (Johnny Mathis)

Johnny Mathis, vocals
Orchestra was conducted by Jack Feierman

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Pleasures of Their Company

Kathleen Battle, soprano
Christopher Parkening, guitar

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Music for Guitar Solo (Kavanagh)

Dale Kavanagh, guitar

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Guitar Concerto

In South American Twilight

Duo Upingos:
Juha Marrikanen, oboe
Kai Nieminen, guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Distribuiçao de flores

Com Saudades

Almira Hagen, soprano
Laís Figueiró, piano

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Songs of the Tropical Forest, from Forest of the Amazon

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Cancao de Cristal

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Cancao Do Poeta Seculo XVIII

The Nocturnal Guitar (Prunnbauer)

Sonja Prunnbauer, guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

Villa-Lobos In Jazz

Otavio Garcia, Fernando Corono

Villa-Lobos in Jazz cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Soprano Songs and Arias (Martinez)

Ana Maria Martinez, soprano
Prague Philharmonia 
Steven Mercurio, conductor

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Barbara Garcia Piano

Barbara Garcia, piano

Barbara Garcia cover

Choros #05

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Ciclo Brasileiro - Festa no Sertao

Choros XII, VII, Bachianas Brasileiras I (Cypres)

Orchestre Philharmonique de Liege
Pierre Bartholomée, conductor

Cello Octet Conjunto Iberico
Elias Arizcuren, conductor

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Back cover:

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Here is the original LP cover of Choros XII:

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Choros #12

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Choros #07

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Bachianas Brasileiras #1

Milton Katims and Colleagues: In Loving Memory of Six Great Artists

Alexander Schneider, violin
Milton Katims, viola
Frank Miller, cello

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String Trio

Natasha Marsh

Natasha Marsh, soprano
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Natasha Marsh cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Rostropovich: The Russian Years

Mistislav Rostropovich, cello
Moscow Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Kyrill Kondrashin, conductor

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Back cover:

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Bachianas Brasileiras #1

Villa-Lobos Works for Cello and Piano (Verheij & Brackman)

Beitske Verheij, cello
Bernd Brackman, piano

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Divigaçao

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Pequena Suite

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Cello Sonata #2

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Sonhar

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Capriccio

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Élégie

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Berceuse

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Song of the Black Swan

Virtuoso! A Treasury of Favorite Violin Encores

Jaime Laredo, violin
Margo Garrett, piano

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Back cover:

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Song of the Black Swan

Live in Cologne (Marziali)

Luciano Marziali, guitar

Luciano Marziali cover

Preludes for Guitar

Matador (Kenny Dorham)

Kenny Dorham - Trumpet
Jackie McLean - Alto Saxophone
Bobby Timmons - Piano
Teddy Smith - Bass
J.C. Moses - Drums

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Preludes for Guitar

Partimpim Dois

Adrian Partimpim (aka Adriana Calcanhotto)

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Villa-Lobos Five Preludes (Szendrey-Karper)

Laszlo Szendrey-Karper,  guitar

Laszlo Szendrey-Karper cover

Preludes for Guitar

Daniel Barenboim Live From the Teatro Colon 2000

Daniel Barenboim, piano

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Back cover:

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Prole do Bebe, book 1

A Carnival of Songs (Celine)

Annette Celine, soprano

A Carnival of Songs Cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Brazilian Guitar Quartet plays Villa-Lobos

Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Everton Gloeden
Tadeu do Amaral
Luiz Mantovani
Gustavo Costa

Brazilian Guitar Quartet Cover

Suite Floral

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Cirandas

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String Quartet #05

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Dancas Caracteristicas Africanas

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String Quartet #12

Gitarre: Modern and traditional guitar music from the 20th century

Jürgen Happe, guitar

Jurgen Happe cover

Preludes for Guitar

Gypsy's Recitiative & Tango

Seymour Rubinstein, violinist, arranger,composer

Gypsy's Recitative cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Multiplicity

Volkan Orhon, double bass

Volkan Orhon cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Piano & Flute - Music by Brazilian and French Composers

Wellington Cardoso, flute
Ivana Pinho, piano

Piano Flute Cover

Choros #05

Vai Azulão: Songs of Argentina and Brazil

Agathe Martel, soprano
Marc Bordeau, piano

Vai Azulao Cover

Serestas

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Cancoes Tipicas Brasileiras

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Cancao Do Poeta Seculo XVIII

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Samba Classico

Adilia Alieva plays Piano

Adilia Alieva, piano

Alieva Cover

Preludes for Guitar - arr. for Piano

Christopher Parkening Celebrates Segovia

Christopher Parkening, guitar

Parkening Cover

Back Cover:

Back cover

Etudes for Guitar

Flavio Cucchi plays Barrios and Villa-Lobos

Flavio Cucchi, guitar

Flavio Cucchi cover

Suite Popular Brasileira

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Preludes for Guitar

Folkfire (Hartka)

Rebecca Hartka, cello
Azusa Komiyama, piano

Folkfire cover

Song of the Black Swan

Great studies for guitar (Hoppstock)

Tilman Hoppstock, guitar

Tilman Hoppstock cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Etudes

Pasión (Eroica Trio)

Eroica Trio

Eroica Trio cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Villa-Lobos and Friends (Bunch)

Benjamin Bunch, guitar

Bunch cover

Back cover:

Bunch back cover

Suite populaire bresilienne

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Preludes

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Etudes

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Choros #01

Brazilian Quartets - Villa-Lobos & Nepomuceno

Brazilian String Quartet

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

Brazilian Quartets cover

String Quartet #17

Summer Music (Pentaedre Wind Quintet)

Pentaedre Wind Quintet

Summer Music cover

Back cover:

Back cover

Quinteto em Forma de Choros

Guitar Concertos (Kraft)

Kraft, Norbert Kraft, guitar
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Nicholas Ward, Conductor

Guitar Concertos cover

Guitar Concerto

Latin American Dances (Iruzun)

Clelia Iruzun, piano

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Dancas Caracteristicas Africanas - Dance #1

Postcard From Keremma (Cogan)

Jeff Cogan, guitar

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Guitar Preludes

The Waltz Album (Iruzun)

Clelia Iruzun, piano

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Valsa da Dor

For Children (Achatz)

Dag Achatz, piano

For Children cover

A Prole do Bebê, Suite #1 - O Polichinelo

Tango Nuevo (Ogden)

Craig Ogden, guitar

Tango Nuevo cover

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

Villa-Lobos Guitar Works (Masuda)

Masahiro Masuda, guitar

Masahiro Masuda cover

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Etudes for Guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

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Guitar Concerto, Cadenza

Bataclan!

Mathieu Lussier, bassoon
Catherine Perrin, piano
Denis Plante, bandoneon

Bataclan cover

Melodia Sentimental

Orion Saxophone Quartet

Orion Saxophone Quartet
Harvey Pittel, saxophone

Orion Saxophone Quartet cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

A Prole do Bebê I e II (Monteiro)

Sergio Monteiro, piano

Sergio Monteiro cover

A Prole do Bebê, Suite #1

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A Prole do Bebê, Suite #2

Music for Children (Pagano- 2010)

Caio Pagano, piano

Guia Pratico

Oeuvres pour soloists et ensemble instrumental (Le Chant du Monde)

Turíbios Santos, guitar
Paulo Moura, soprano saxophone
Noel Devos, bassoon

Orquestra de Câmara Brasileira
Bernardo Bessler, conductor

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The identical recording was released in Brazil as  Heitor Villa-Lobos concertos para solistas e orquestras, on the Kuarup label. I'm not sure which release came first.

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Guitar Concerto

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Fantasia for Saxophone

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Ciranda das sete notas

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Bachianas Brasileiras #9

Spanish & Latin American Music (Marziali)

Luciano Marziali, guitar

Marziali cover

Choros #01

Tango Brasileiro (Cello Trio)

Cello Trio:

Carneiro, Márcio, cello
Dauelsberg, Peter, cello
Pinto, Matias de Oliveira, cello

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Back cover:

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2, arranged for 3 cellos

Mostly Tangos: Piano Music from the Americas

Oscar Macchioni, piano

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4

Chormusik des 20.Jahrhunderts II

Europachorakademie, conducted by Sylvain Cambreling

Bachianas Brasileiras #9 (Choral Version)

Romanza (Christian Schulz)

Christian Schulz, guitar

Back Cover:

Romanza back cover 

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Preludes for Guitar

Klassische Musik aus Brasilien Vol.2

Marcia Dipold, piano

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Back cover:

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Ciclo Brasileiro

Constantinidis - Villa-Lobos - Rodrigo (Athina Poullidou)

Athina Poullidou, piano

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

Tobias Kassung plays Bach, Villa-Lobos and Walton

Tobias Kassung, guitar

Tobias Kassung plays Bach

Preludes for Guitar

Bassoon Extravaganza (Turkovic)

Milan Turkovic, bassoon; Das Wiener Philharmonia Quartett

Bachianas Brasileiras #6

Complete Choros v.2 (BIS)

Orquestra Sinfónica do Estado de São Paulo - OSESP, conducted by John Neschling

Fabio Zanon, guitar

BIS cover

Choros #01

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Choros #04

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Choros #06

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Choros #08

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Choros #09

Guitar Music of Villa-Lobos (Ciraldo)

Nicholas Ciraldo, guitar

Nicholas Ciraldo cover

Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

Villa-Lobos - Antonio C. Jobim (Zanella)

Jean-Pierre Zanella: alto & soprano saxophones
James Gelfand: piano
Michel Donato: acoustic bass
Normand Lachapelle: electric bass
Altay Veloso: vocals
Sashana Souza Zanella: vocals

French and Brazilian Piano Music (Powell)

Elizabeth Powell, piano

Ciclo Brasileiro

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Selections from Guia Pratico

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