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Villa-Lobos

Heitor . 1887--1959, Brazilian composer, much of whose work is based on Brazilian folk tunes
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Rather, his book is "primarily based on interviews, letters written by and to the composer, and documents provided by the two principal repositories of scores and memorabilia, the Museu Villa-Lobos and the Biblioteca Nacional in Rio" (p.
In 1959 Rio, an elderly Villa-Lobos (played from his 50s through his 70s by venerable Brazilian thesp Andre Ricardo) looks in the mirror, simply utters, "What a life," and off we go down a memory trail that refuses to adhere to any straight lines.
So, as a challenge to themselves and the audience, the Cuarteto may play a Villa-Lobos or Ginastera string quartet with, say, a Haydn or Borodin or Mozart.
She was famous for her performances of Brazilian and Spanish music (Heitor Villa-Lobos was a close friend), but her range of sympathies was very extensive.
Contemporary Spanish composers such as Villa-Lobos wrote especially for him.
Produced by Francisco Villa-Lobos, Karl Baumgartner, Andres Pfaeffli.
Comparison to such lauded national talent as Hector Villa-Lobos, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and Hermeto Pascoal fails to do justice to the astounding range of Gismonti's talents and the singular quality of his creative genius.
If all you've ever heard of Villa-Lobos are The Little Train of the Caipira and that haunting piece for soprano and eight cellos from Bachianas Brasileiras, the first volume of his Choros will be a revelation.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; ``South American Getaway (works of Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Salgan, etc.
Brazil, like the United States and unlike Europe, has exported its popular rather than its erudite music, with the exception of the works of Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Although Rio de Janeiro, the epicenter of Brazil's samba culture and home to such legendary music figures as Heitor Villa-Lobos and Antonio Carlos Jobim, has long dominated the global perception of music in South America's largest country, Brazil's arid backlands and remote coastal areas can claim a remarkable number of indigenous traditions that underscore the astounding diversity of the nation's music culture.
The group's personal collection of percussion instruments numbers in the thousands, several dozen of which may be on stage tonight at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus when the group teams with Stoltzman in a program dubbed ``Reflections,'' including music by Reich, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bill Douglas, Igor Stravinsky, an arrangement of a traditional Ghanaian dance and a free-form improvisation by Stoltzman and NEXUS.