(adagio). Villa Lobos

Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo & Isaac Karabtchevsky - Villa-Lobos: Symphonies Nos. 8, 9 & 11 (2017)

Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo & Isaac Karabtchevsky - Villa-Lobos: Symphonies Nos. 8, 9 & 11
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 73:31 min | 329 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2017

By the 1940s Heitor Villa-Lobos was widely recognised as Latin America’s greatest composer. Working in the United States gave him new perspectives, and his later symphonies move away from the folk influences and exotic effects of works written in the 1920s and 30s, such as the Bachianas Brasileiras, towards more concise, sometimes neo-classical, models. The Eighth and Ninth share a transparent lightness of touch while the Eleventh, described as a work of ‘immediate charm’, is the perfect introduction to the later work of Villa-Lobos.
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Complete Symphonies (2009) (Carl St. Clair) (7CD Box Set)

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Complete Symphonies (2009) (Carl St. Clair) (7CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers | 1863 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1015 mb
Classical, Symphony, Orchestral | Label: CPO - 777 516-2

Heitor Villa-Lobos is without a doubt Brazil's most famous composer and one of the great creative personalities of the twentieth century. His oeuvre is gigantic in its dimensions and perhaps can be compared only to that of Darius Milhaud, who, by the way, was a close friend of his. In any case, Villa-Lobos was the first to introduce the music of Latin America to the world's concert halls, and influences from this music do indeed abound in his oeuvre. cpo is now presenting the first complete recording of his colossal symphonic work complex in a boxed set of seven CDs at a special low price! The SWR Radio Symphony Orchestra under the American star conductor Carl St. Clair has taken on this enormous task, and the result can only be described as a bravura achievement. You can look forward to an orchestral tour de force operating on the highest level!
Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra - Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Complete Choros and Bachianas Brasileiras (2009)

São Paulo Symphony Orchestra - Heitor Villa-Lobos: The Complete Choros and Bachianas Brasileiras (2009)
7 Releases | FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 525:01 minutes | 5,11 GB
Official Digital Download - Source: BIS/eClassical.com | Covers & Digital booklet

BIS Boss Robert von Bahr: We have been extremely lucky with this Box, even though it was "only" in CD quality. It would seem like that very many persons - like me - have found the readings of the São Paulo orchestra totally congenial when it comes to Brazil's great composer Villa-Lobos. The sound from their hall is also an important point. Anyway, the Complete Bachianas Brasileiras and Chôros (plus the Complete Guitar Music) are here for you, and in High-Resolution, which would make this Bundle the only chance you have of getting this in better-than-CD quality.
Ginastera, Villa Lobos, Evangelista - Music for Strings (Yuli Turovsky, I Musici de Montreal)

Ginastera, Villa Lobos, Evangelista - Music for Strings (Yuli Turovsky, I Musici de Montreal)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 362 Mb
Date: 1996

To fulfill a commission from the National Institute of Culture and Fine Arts of Venezuela for a work to be premiered by Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra at a 1966 festival in Caracas, Ginastera simply expanded much of his 1958 String Quartet No. 2 to get to his Concerto for Strings. He jettisoned the first of the quartet's five movements, shuffled the others, beefed up the instrumentation, and, in places, composed additional passages……

Heitor Villa-Lobos – Violin Sonatas & Piano Suites (1989)  Music

Posted by d'Avignon at Aug. 30, 2013
Heitor Villa-Lobos – Violin Sonatas & Piano Suites (1989)

Heitor Villa-Lobos – Violin Sonatas & Piano Suites (1989)
Classical/Early 20th Century | FLAC lossless | cuesheets+log | covers+booklet | 1h07m28s | 300mb
Label: Etcetera | cat. no. KTC 1101

Villa Lobos - String Quartets  

Posted by shaunandshem at Oct. 9, 2009
Villa Lobos - String Quartets

Villa Lobos, String Quartets - Cuarteto Latino Americano- 2003
20th century Classical | EAC: Apple lossless, no CUE, no LOG | 6CD | 1,4 Gb +sleeves RS
2003 Brilliant Classics 6634 | ENG


This is the first time that all 17 are included in one set. Wonderfully idiomatic, razor-sharp performances by the Cuarteto Latino Americano.
Dúo Villa-Lobos - Bogdanović, Zenamon, Assad, Ourkouzonov & Guevara: Music for Cello & Guitar (2017)

Dúo Villa-Lobos - Bogdanović, Zenamon, Assad, Ourkouzonov & Guevara: Music for Cello & Guitar
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 55:41 min | 240 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2017

In recent years a number of composers have explored the tonal chemistry of timbre and texture offered by the ensemble of cello and guitar. The examples here, from South America and Eastern Europe, are among the most ambitious and technically demanding yet to have been written. Vivacious Latin-American rhythms, such as the Milonga and Chacarera, are explored by Edwin Guevara, while the Bulgarian Atanas Ourkouzounov creates an aura of indigenous folk culture in Tanzologia. Both lyricism and rhythmic dynamism suffuse Dušan Bogdanović’s Quatre pièces intimes.
Musicians for Armenia (Beethoven, Debussy, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Chopin, Villa-Lobos) (1989)

Musicians for Armenia (Beethoven, Debussy, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Chopin, Villa-Lobos) (1989)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG, Scans (jpg) | 53:05 | 235 MB
Classical | RCA Victor

LONDON, Dec. 18— The Soviet-born cellist Mstislav Rostropovich played in a benefit concert for Armenian earthquake victims Saturday night, after postponing a visit to India in order to participate in the event.
''It was very important for me to take part in this concert,'' the 61-year-old musician said before a last-minute rehearsal with the flutist James Galway, the conductor Andre Previn and other musicians who rearranged their schedules and donated time to perform….
Anna Moffo - Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne - Villa-Lobos: Bachianas No.5 - Rachmaninov: Vocalise [2003]

Anna Moffo - Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne - Villa-Lobos: Bachianas No.5 - Rachmaninov: Vocalise
(American Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski) [2003]

EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 173 MB
Classical | Label: AQUARIUS | Catalog Number: AQVR 169-2 | TT: 41:22

A lot has been said about Anna Moffo's early vocal decline and mismanaged carreer but let's not forget what a lovely singer she was in her prime. This recital from the early 1970's let us hear "late Moffo" though she was not yet 40. There is a slight hoarseness and unsteadiness in the voice that was not present in earlier recordings but it is still by any means a beautiful instrument used with skill. This recital also reminds us what a verstatile artist she was - she sings arias from the italian bel canto and verismo repertoire, french lyric and also german operettas and she passes from one to the other with considerable naturalness, ease and charm..
Ulrich Schmid, Dominique Roggen - Villa-Lobos - Concertos for Violoncello and orchestra (1989)

Ulrich Schmid, Dominique Roggen - Villa-Lobos - Concertos for Violoncello and orchestra (1989)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log, scans) | 42:49 | 213 MB
Genre: Classical, Orchestral, Cello | Label: MDG | Catalog: 3210339

Heitor Villa-Lobos' two numbered cello concerti come from the opposite ends of his output; the first Grande Concerto dates from 1915 and the second from 1953. In between there is another concertante work, the Fantasia for cello and orchestra, which is contemporaneous with the Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for soprano and eight cellos that remains Villa-Lobos' most popular work. In this MD&G issue, Heitor Villa-Lobos: Concertos for Violoncello and Orchestra, cellist Ulrich Schmid is heard with the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie under conductor Dominique Roggen in the numbered concertos only, although there easily would have been enough room on the 42-minute-long disc to accommodate the Fantasia as well.