Heitor Villa-Lobos

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The music of Heitor Villa-Lobos is known for its characteristic nationalism, driving rhythms, and original instrumentation.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, for voice & 8 cellos, A. 389 1938 Vocal Music
Prelúdios (5), for guitar, A. 419 1940 Chamber Music
Chôros No. 1, for guitar, "Tipico brasileiro", A. 161 1920 Chamber Music Miscellaneous (Classical)
Estudios (12), etudes for guitar, A. 235 1929 Chamber Music
Suite populaire brésilienne (5), for guitar (Brazilian Folk Suite), A. 020 1908 Chamber Music Miscellaneous (Classical)
Guitar Concerto, A. 501 1951 Concerto
Prelúdio for guitar No. 1 in E minor, A. 419/1 1940 Chamber Music
Quinteto em forme de choros, for flute, oboe, clarinet, English horn (or French horn) & bassoon, A. 231 1928 Chamber Music
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2, for orchestra, A. 247 1930 Orchestral
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1, for 8 cellos, A. 246 1930 Chamber Music
Prelúdio for guitar No. 3 in A minor, A. 419/3 1940 Chamber Music
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, for voice & piano, A. 390 1938 Vocal Music
A Prole do bebê (8), suite for piano, Book 1 ("A família do bebê"), A. 140 1918 Keyboard
Chôros No. 5, for piano, "Alma brasiliera", A. 207 1925 Keyboard
A lenda do caboclo, for piano, A. 166 1920 Keyboard
Distribuiçao de flôres (Distribution of Flowers), for flute & guitar, A. 381 1937 Chamber Music
Estudio, for guitar No. 1 in E minor, A. 235/1 1929 Chamber Music
Prelúdio for guitar No. 5 in D major, A. 419/5 1940 Chamber Music
Prelúdio for guitar No. 4 in E minor, A. 419/4 1940 Chamber Music
Estudio, for guitar No. 8 in C sharp minor, A. 235/8 1929 Chamber Music
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