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
Oeuvres pour guitare (Ibanez)

Pedro Ibanez, guitar

Pedro Ibanez cover

Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Preludes for Guitar

Canções De Cordialidade e Canção Da Imprensa

Choral Harmonia
Solange Pinto Mendoça, director

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Back cover:

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Cancoes de Cordialidade

Milos Karadaglic iTunes Festival London 2010

Milos Karadaglic, guitar

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Preludes for Guitar

Ligeti, Villa-Lobos, Barber, Hindemith, Stockhausen (Quintette Moraguès)

Quintette Moraguès

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Quiinteto em forma de Choros

Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello (New York Quartet)

Members of the New York Quartet:

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

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String Trio

Allen Barton: II

Allen Barton, piano

Allen Barton cover

Impressoes Seresteiras

Villa-Lobos: Uirapuru, Bachianas Brasileiras #2, Choros #06 (Carvalho)

Orquestra Sinfônica Municipal de São Paulo
Rodrigo de Carvalho, conductor

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Uirapuru

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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Choros #06

Villa-Lobos em Paris

Gil Jardim, conductor

Toninho Carrasqueira, flute
Dilson Florêncio, saxophone
Luba Klevsotova, harp
Maria Elisa Risarto, celesta
Mara Campos, director of Women's Choir
Nahim Marum, piano
Claudia Ricchitelli, soprano
Sérgui Burgani, clarinet
Watson Clis, cello
Luis Carlos Justi, oboe
Aloysio Fagerlande, bassoon
Silas Lima, harp
Paulo Braga, piano
Elizabeth Del Grande, Ricardo Bologna & Eduardo Gianesella, percussion

Villa-Lobos em Paris cover

Nonetto

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Quarteto Simbolico

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Epigrammas Ironicais e Sentimentais

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Prole do Bebe Book 1

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Pensees d'Enfant

Impressions (Feidman)

Giora Feidman and the Georgian chamber orchestra Ingolstadt, conducted by Markus Poschner

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Villa-Lobos e Carlos Gomes para Crianças

Created and produced by Edgard Poças

Concurso Internacional De Conjuntos Instrumentais 1972

Sexteto do Rio:
Celso Woltzenlogel, flute
José Botelho, clarinet
Noel Devos, bassoon
Watson Clis, cello
Heitor Alimonda, piano

Back cover

Larger image of the back cover

 

Choros #02

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Assobio A Jato

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Fantasia Concertante for Clarinet, Bassoon & Piano

Cello concertos (Westminster)

Aldo Parisot, cello
Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Gustav Meier

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Cello Concerto #2

Andres Segovia With The Strings Of The Quintetto Chigiano

Andres Segovia, guitar
Quintetto Chigiano

Guitar Etudes

Festival Brasileño (Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile)

Coro sinfónico de la Universidad de Chile, Hugo Villarroel, dir.
Coro / Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile, Víctor Hugo Toro, director

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Orchestra)

Repertoire (Steenbergen)

Esther Steenbergen, guitar
Eric Calmes, electric bass, fretless bass
Enrique Firpi, cajon, drums, percussion
Eric Vaarzon Morel, flamenco guitar
Roël Calister, udu, percussion

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Guitar Preludes

Villa-Lobos por João Carlos Assis Brasil

João Carlos Assis Brasil, piano

Bachianas Brasileiras #4

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Cirandas

Villa-Lobos, Kirchner (Philadelphia Trio)

Philadelphia Trio
Deborah Reeder, cello
Elizabeth Keller, piano
Barbara Sonies, violin

Piano Trio #2

Reflexoes

Villa-Lobos Duo
Michael Georg Seubert, guitar
Sven Holger Philippsen, cello

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Ibert / Glazunov / Villa-Lobos (Nonesuch LP)

Abato, Vincent, saxophone
New York Woodwind Quintet

Nonesuch cover

 

 

Quinteto em forma de choros

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Bachianas Brasileiras #05

Karola Agay: Songs by Caccini, Stradella, ... Villa-Lobos

Karola Agay, soprano

Hungarian State Opera Orchestra Cello Ensemble
Ervin Lukacs, conductor 

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Villa-Lobos As Crianças

Text by Maria Clara Machado
Narration by Lucinha Lins & Claudio Cavalcanti
Created & Directed by Jerzy Milewski

Villa-Lobos As Criancas

Badura-Skoda: A 75th Birthday Tribute

Paul Badura-Skoda, piano

Badura Skoda cover

Impressoes Seresteiras

Violão Sinfônico

Turíbio Santos, guitar
Orquestra Sinfônica Rio
Sílvio Barbato, conductor

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Introdução aos Choros

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Guitar Concerto

Choros 1-7 (ASV)

Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra, Adrian Leaper, conductor

Choros 1-7 (ASV)

Introduction to Choros

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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

Mostly Villa-Lobos: 20th Century Piano Music from the Americas (Gallo)

Sergio Gallo, piano

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Back cover:

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Impressoes Seresteiras

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Rudepoema

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Mônica Salmaso, soprano
Nailor Proveta, sax & clarinet
André Mehmari, piano
Rodolfo Stroeter, bass
Tutty Moreno, drums
Toninho Ferragutti, accordeon

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Songs from the Amazon Forest: Cair da tarde

Villa por Chorões (Kuarup)

Mauricio Carrilho - Henrique Cazes - João Lyra - Luiz Otavio Braga - Sexteto Brasileiro - Rabo de Lagartixa

Choros #01

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Choros #06

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Bachianas Brasileiras #05

Grandes Pianistas Brasileiros: Arnaldo Estrella

Arnaldo Estrella, piano

Cirandas

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Choros #05

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Valsa Da Dor

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Carnaval das Crianças

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Sonata-Fantasia #1 for Violin & Piano

Obras Raras na Música Brasileira de Concerto

Ricardo Rocha, conductor

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Nonetto

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Suite Infantil

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Choros #01

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Choros #07

New World Symphony, MTT - Alma Brasileira

New World Symphony, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas
BBC Singers
Renee Fleming

Alma Brasileira cover

Back cover:

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Bachianas Brasileiras #7

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Bachianas Brasileiras #9

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Choros #10

Teca Calazans canta Villa-Lobos (Kuarup)

Teca Calazans, soprano

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Forest of the Amazon

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Choros #02

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Serestas

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Songs of the Tropical Forest

Trem Caipira (Gismonti)

Egberto Gismonti, synthesizers

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Nivaldo Ornelas, saxophone
Bernard Wistraede, flutes
Jacques Morelembaum, cello
Bibi Roca, percussion
Ge Mima, xylophone
Gungaô, kalimba
Pita Filomena, whistler

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4

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Serestas: Canção Do Carreiro, Pobre Cega, & Desejo

Von Bach bis Villa-Lobos (Dirceu Braz)

Dirceu Braz, trumpet 
Carlos Albertini, piano

Von Bach bis villa-Lobos

Bachianas Brasileiras #4

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Rosa Amarela

AcariOcamerata

AcariOcamerata, featuring Eugene Friesen, Ana Oliveira, Antônio Carrasqueira, David Ganc, Mário Sève

AcariOcamerata cover

String Quartet #01

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String Quartet #05

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4

Magdalena (1989 Concert Recording)

Orchestra New England, conducted by Evans Haile

Cast: Judy Kaye, George Rose, Faith Esham, Kevin Gray, Jerry Hadley

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Back cover:

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Magdalena

A Poética de uma Harmônica Brasileira

José Staneck, harmônica

Harmonica Concerto

A Obra de Câmara para Sopros de Heitor Villa-Lobos (ABM)

Quinteto Villa-Lobos: Antônio Carrasqueira, flauta, Luís Carlos Justi, oboé, Paulo Sérgio Santos, clarineta, Aloysio Fagerlande, fagote, Philip Doyle, trompa

Participações
Maria Teresa Madeira, piano e celesta , Turíbio Santos, violão, Dilson Florêncio, saxofone, Ana de Oliveira, violino, Watson Clis, violoncelo, Lino Hoffmann, percussão, Noel Devos, regência, Ismael de Oliveira, trompa, André Gonçalves, trompa, João Luiz Areias, trombone, Cristina Braga, Harpa,

A Obra de Camara para Sopros

Quatuor symbolique

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Choros #02

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Fantasia Concertante

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Distribution of flowers

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Trio for Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon

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Choros #07

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Choros #04

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6

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Sexteto Mistico

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Duo for Oboe & Bassoon

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Assobio A Jato

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Quinteto em Forma de Choros

Canção (Santos & Picchi)

Lenine Santos tenor
Achille Picchi piano

Brasileiro: Villa-Lobos & Friends (Freire)

Nelson Freire, piano

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Prole do Bebe, book 1

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Saudades das Selvas Brasileiras

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Choros #05

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Valsa da Dor

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New York Skyline

Stuyvesant String Quartet perform Hindemith, Villa-Lobos, Porter (Parnassus)

Stuyvesant String Quartet

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String Quartet #06

L'Oeuvre pour guitare (Boëls)

Pascal Boëls, guitar

Etudes for Guitar

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Choros #01

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Preludes for Guitar

Fagottkonzerte (van Sambeek)

Bram van Sambeek, bassoon
Sinfonia Rotterdam, Conrad van Alphen

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Ciranda das Sete Notas

Rencontre du deuxieme type (Dumond)

Arnaud Dumond, classical guitar
Pierre Pesnon, folk guitar

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Distribution of Flowers

Guitar Works (Moretti)

Filomena Moretti, guitar

Moretti cover

Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

Symphonies #6 and #8 (cpo)

SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Carl St. Clair

Symphony #06

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Symphony #08

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Suite for Strings

Music from South America (Delens)

Jean-Pierre Delens, piano

Ciclo Brasileiro

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Valsa da Dor

Samba! (Eden Stell Guitar Duo)

Eden Stell Guitar Duo

Samba cover

Carolina Eyck Theremin

Carolina Eyck, theremin

Carolina Eyck cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

H. Villa Lobos (Proença)

Miguel Proença, piano

Hommage a Chopin

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Guia Pratico #01

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Valsa da Dor

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Ciclo Brasileiro

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Cirandas

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Choros #05

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Poema Singelo

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4

Tiso: Cenas Brasileiras; Villa-Lobos: Choros #06

Orquestra Sinfônica Petrobras Pró Música (Pro Music Petrobrás Symphonic Orchestra):

Artistic Director: Roberto Tibiriçá

Choros #06

String Quartets #04, 05, 06 (Bessler-Reis)

Bessler-Reis Quartet

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

Bessler-Reis cover

String Quartet #04

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String Quartet #05

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String Quartet #06

Acácio Oliveira interpreta Heitor Villa-Lobos

Acácio Oliveira, guitar

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Suite populaire bresilienne

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Preludes for Guitar

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Guitar Concerto

Brazil (Cello Octet Conjunto Ibérico)

Cello Octet Conjunto Ibérico (now called the Cello Octet Amsterdam)

Elias Arizcuren, conductor
Pilar Jurado, soprano

Brazil cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

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Bachianas Brasileiras #1

Complete Piano Music v.1 (Halasz)

Debora Halasz, piano

Halasz v.1 cover

Rudepoêma

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Suite Floral

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Carnaval das Crianças

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Choros #05

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

A Brazilian Extravaganza (Delos)

Janos Starker, cello
Paraiba Symphony Orchestra
Eleazar de Carvalho, conductor

A Brazilian Extravaganza

Uirapuru

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Choros #08

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Fantasia for Cello and Orchestra

Heitor Villa-Lobos (Marcelo Bratke)

Marcelo Bratke, piano

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Caixinha de Musica Quebrada

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Prole do bebe, book 1

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Cirandinhas

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Carnaval das criancas

Odense SO: Orchestral Works (Bridge)

Odense Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jan Wagner

Odense SO cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Orchestra)

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Uirapuru

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The Emperor Jones

Alma Petchersky Piano Music of Villa-Lobos, v. 3

Alma Petchersky, piano

Read Petchersky's bio on the ASV website.

Front cover:

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Back cover:

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Prole Do Bebê, book 1

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Prole Do Bebê, book 2

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Suite Floral

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Poema Singelo

Saracoteio (Barrenechea)

Lucia Barrenechea, piano

Hommage a Chopin

H. Villa-Lobos (Membrado)

Antonio Membrado, guitar

Membrado cover

Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

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Choros #01

South American Getaway

12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Juliane Banse, soprano

Recording of Bachiana Brasiliera No. 5 with Juliane Banse for the EMI-CD Southamerican Getaway in the Siemens-Villa, Berlin, January 2000 - photo by Koettlitz. 

South American Getaway cover

Back cover:

South American Getaway back cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #1

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Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Toca Brasil (DVD)

Orquestrá do Estado do Mató Grosso, Leandro Carvalho, conductor
Roberto Corrêa, Viola-de-cocho e viola caipira

Bachianas Brasileiras #9

Villa's Voz

Bruce Henri & Villa's Voz

Musicians:
Bruce Henri (acoustic basses)
Fernando Maraes (Yamaha C2 acoustic piano)
Ricardo Costa (drums & percussion)
Leo Ortiz (violin)
Jesse Saddock (trumpet & flugelhorn)
Jorge Pardo (flute solo)
David Ganc (G, C flutes & piccolo)

All compositions by Heitor Villa-Lobos / arrangements by Bruce Henri

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Pequena Suite

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Tristorosa

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A canto do cisne negro

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Veleiros

Annette Celine - Felicja Blumental

Annette Celine, soprano
Felicja Blumental, piano

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Modinhas e Canções, Songs v. 1 (Et Cetera)

Carolyn Scimone, Marc Heller

Alfred Heller, piano

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Back cover:

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Miniaturas

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Modinhas e Cancoes, v. 1

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Epigrammas ironicas e sentimentais

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Sete Vezes

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Modinhas e Cancoes, v.2

Villa-Lobos Piano Music (Brzezinska)

Joanna Brzezinska, piano

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A Prole do Bebê, Suite #1

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A Prole do Bebê, Suite #2

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Suite Floral

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Choros #01, version for piano

Symphonies #1 & #11 (cpo)

Carl St. Clair conducts the SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra

Symphonies #1 & #11 (cpo)

Symphony #01

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Symphony #11

Music for Children (Pagano)

Caio Pagano, piano

Music for Children (cover)

Back cover:

Music for Children (back cover)

Carnaval das Criancas

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Guia Pratico 01

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Guia Pratico 02

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Guia Pratico 03

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Guia Pratico 04

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Guia Pratico 05

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Guia Pratico 06

Trovas e Cantares (McDavit, Madeira)

Carol McDavit, soprano
Maria Teresa Madeira, piano

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Magdalena

Complete Works for Solo Guitar (DVD)

Giulio Tampalini, guitar

Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

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Choros #01

Brazilian Soul: Piano Music of Villa-Lobos (Fred Sturm)

Fred Sturm, piano

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Cirandas

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Choros #05

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Ciclo Brasileiro

Symphony #7; Sinfonietta (cpo)

Carl St. Clair conducts the SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra

cpo Symphony 7; Sinfonietta

Symphony #07

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Sinfonietta #1

Villa-Lobos Plays Villa-Lobos

Heitor Villa-Lobos, guitar & piano
Beate Rosenkreutzer, soprano

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Choros #01

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Choros #05

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A Lenda do Caboclo

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Cancoes Tipicas Brasileiras

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Preludes for Guitar

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Xango

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Nhapôpé

Villa-Lobos Coração Popular (Adnet)

Mario Adnet, guitar, vocal
Guinga, guitar, vocal
Marcos Suzano, percussion
Marcos Nimrichter, piano, accordion
Zeca Assumpção, acoustic bass
Paulo Sérgio Santos, clarinet
Hugo Pilger, cello
Rodrigo Campella, guitar
Claudio Nucci, vocal
Zé Renato, vocal

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Back cover:

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Serestas

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Tristorosa

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Melodia Sentimental

Alma Petchersky Piano Music of Villa-Lobos, v. 1

Alma Petchersky, piano

 

Front cover:

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Back cover:

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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Choros #05

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Valsa da Dor

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Ciclo Brasileiro

Cello Concertos (D&G)

Ulrich Schmid, cello
North-West German Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Dominique Roggen

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Back cover:

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Cello Concerto #1

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Cello Concerto #2

Piano music of Brazil (Monteiro)

Eduardo Monteiro, piano

Monteiro cover

Hommage a Chopin

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Saudades das Selvas Brasileiras

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Impressões Seresteiras

Complete works for violin and piano (Cypres)

Paul Klinck, violin
Claude Coppens, piano

Cypres 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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Sonata for violin and piano no. 3

Stravinsky, Villa Lobos, and Bach (New Orchestral Society of Boston)

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

De Profundis (Lips)

Friedrich Lips, piano

De profundis

Ciclo Brasileiro (Dance of the White Indian)

Klang der Welt - Brasilien

Adriane Queiroz, soprano
Quintettsolisten der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Kammerensemble Modern der Deutschen Oper Berlin

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Back cover:

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Quinteto em forma de Choros

Arrest (Julie Johnson)

Julie Johnson, flute
Jacqueline Ultan, cello

Arrest Cover

Assobio a Jato

Classical Guitar Journey (Pardo-Tristan)

Emiliano Pardo-Tristan, guitar

Classical Guitar Journey cover

Bachianas Brasileiras #5

Guitar in Latin America (Yamaya)

Hideki Yamaya, guitar

Giutar in Latin America cover

Silvestri Plays Giuliani, Tarrega, Granados, Albeniz , Villa Lobos

Michael Silvestri, guitar

Michael Silvestri cover

Choros #01

Villa-Lobos, Giuliani, Coste, Rodrigo, Turina and Koshkin (Pile)

Randy Pile, guitar

Randy Pile cover

Villa-Lobos, Lauro, Ponce, Barrios, Benedict, Dobrian and Augustinovich (Pile)

Randy Pile, guitar

Randy Pile cover

Katrina Krimsky Plays Villa-Lobos, Barber

Katrina Krimsky, pianist

Krimsky cover

Prole Do Bebê, book 1

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Prole Do Bebê, book 2

Joel Bello Soares Plays Villa-Lobos & Mignone

Joel Bello Soares, piano

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Guia Pratico #01

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Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Piano)

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Choros #05

Complete String Quartets (Quarteto Radamés Gnattali) - DVD/BluRay

Quarteto Radamés Gnattali
Carla Rincón, violin
Andréia Carizzi, violin
Fernando Thebaldi, viola
Hugo Pilger, cello

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String Quartet #01

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String Quartet #02

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String Quartet #03

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String Quartet #04

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String Quartet #05

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String Quartet #06

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String Quartet #07

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String Quartet #08

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String Quartet #09

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String Quartet #10

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String Quartet #11

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String Quartet #12

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String Quartet #13

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String Quartet #14

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String Quartet #15

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String Quartet #16

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String Quartet #17

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String Quartet #18

Woodwind Music (Et Cetera)

Ardith Bondi, flute
Ellen Bardekoff, oboe, English Horn, horn
Karen Ellis, clarinet
Donald Johannessen, bassoon
Alfred Heller, piano

Woodwind Music cover

Back cover:

Woodwind Music back cover

Choros #02

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Duo for oboe & bassoon

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Quintet en forme de Choros

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Bachianas Brasileiras #6

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Songs from the Tropical Forest

A Floresta do Amazonas de Villa-Lobos (Assis Brasil)

João Carlos Assis Brasil, piano
Ney Matogrosso, vocals
Wagner Tiso, piano & synthesizers
Jaques Morelenbaum, cello
Jurim Moreira, percussion

Forest of the Amazon

A Obra Completa para Violão Solo (Sergio & Odair Assad)

Sérgio and Odair Assad, guitar

Choros #01

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Preludes for Guitar

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Etudes for Guitar

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Suite Populaire Bresilienne

Virtuosi di Basso

Members of the violoncello and double bass group of the Czech Philharmonic Orhestra. Frantisek Host, conductor.

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Bachianas Brasileiras #1

Piano Transcriptions (Levin)

Ira Levin, piano

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Bachianas Brasileiras #2

Wind Quintets (Maulbronn Monastery Edition)

Kammervereinigung Berlin

Quintet en Forme de Choros

Rustiques (Ocotillo Winds)

Ocotillo Winds:
Robert Spring, clarinet
Martin Schuring, oboe
Jeffrey Lyman, bassoon

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Trio for oboe, clarinet & bassoon

Chamber Music from the South (Mix House)

Paquito D'Rivera, clarinet
Pablo Zinger, piano
Gustavo Tavares, cello

Chamber Music from the South cover

Fantasia Concertante for piano, clarinet, and bassoon

Joseph Battista plays Cirandas (MGM)

Joseph Battista, piano

There's a page on the Latin American Music Center's website about Battista and the Cirandas disc, and more about his life at this Joseph Battista Memorial Fund page.

9.802881

Here's the original LP (MGM E3020):

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Cirandas

Yerma (Santa Fe Opera)

Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Keene;Basil Langton, producer; Jose Limon, choreographer.

Mirna Lacambra, John Wakefield, Theodor Uppman, Frederica von Stade, Elaine Bonazz

See the complete listing of artists at the Santa Fe Opera's website.

No frills: 2 CDs from the House of Opera:

yerma 

Yerma

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