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Choros #02 (Piano)

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Villa's transcription for piano of the original version of Choros #02 for flute & clarinet.

Bachianas Brasileiras #4 (Orchestra)

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Originally written for piano, in the period 1930-1941.  Villa-Lobos orchestrated the work in 1942.

  • Prelúdio (Introdução) (1941, RJ)
  • Coral (Canto do Sertão) (1941, RJ)
  • Ária (Cantiga) (1935, RJ)
  • Dança (Miudinho) (1930, SP) 

Thesis: Elementos Necessários à Representação Descritiva de Partituras: um estudo com as Bachianas Brasileiras n.1, 2 e 4 

Duas Paisagens

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Duas Paisagens = Deux Paysages
- Manhã na praia
- Tarde na Glória

O canto do cisne negro

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O canto do cisne negro = Song of the Black Swan

The source of this piece is the 1916 Symphonic Poem Naufragio de Kleonicos.

Quatuor for grande Flute, Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon

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Quatuor for grande Flute, Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon

You can download MP3 files of the 1972 recording of this piece at the Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet website.

Forest of the Amazon = Floresta do Amazonas

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Forest of the Amazon = A Floresta do Amazonas

A suite of music arranged by Villa-Lobos from the music written for the film Green Mansions. See my article From Odeon to Green Mansions: Villa-Lobos at the Movies.

Melodia sentimental

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Melodia sentimental = Sentimental melody

One of the Songs of the Tropical Forest, from Forest of the Amazon.

Originally written for voice & orchestra (W555), Villa-Lobos adapted the song for voice & piano (W556).

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