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VILLA-LOBOS, H.: Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7 (Sao Paulo Symphony, Karabtchevsky)

    





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VILLA-LOBOS, H.: Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7 (Sao Paulo Symphony, Karabtchevsky)

Heitor Villa-Lobos is generally acknowledged as Latin America’s foremost nationalist composer and his best known works, such as the Bachianas Brasileiras (Naxos 8.557460–62), have tended to overshadow the rest of his work. Symphony No 6, which launched his mature symphonic style, derives some of its themes from the contours of Brazilian hills and mountains, in a process devised by the composer to obtain a melody from an image by means of a graphic chart. The Symphony No 7 is scored for a huge orchestra and is one of the composer’s most ambitious and significant statements. Both works represent the composer’s powerful desire to invent a specifically Brazilian idiom. This is the first volume of a complete cycle of the Villa-Lobos Symphonies.


Villa-Lobos, Heitor

  Symphony No. 6, "On the Outline of the Mountains of Brazil"
1.   I. Allegro non troppo 00:06:56
2.   II. Lento 00:11:52
3.   III. Allegretto quasi animato 00:04:11
4.   IV. Allegro 00:05:50
  Symphony No. 7
5.   I. Allegro vivace 00:07:03
6.   II. Lento 00:14:08
7.   III. Scherzo: Allegro non troppo 00:07:20
8.   IV. Allegro preciso 00:10:57

Total Playing Time: 01:08:17






Composer(s):
Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Conductor(s):
Karabtchevsky, Isaac

Orchestra(s):
São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573043

Barcode: 747313304370

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in Brazil


Physical Release: 09/2012

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