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 09:23 Vocal Music
Quinteto em forme de choros, for flute, oboe, clarinet, English horn (or French horn) & bassoon, A. 231 1928 10:16 Chamber Music
Suite populaire brésilienne (5), for guitar (Brazilian Folk Suite), A. 020 1908 16:16 Chamber Music Miscellaneous (Classical)
Chôros No. 1, for guitar, "Tipico brasileiro", A. 161 1920 04:42 Chamber Music Miscellaneous (Classical)
Guitar Concerto, A. 501 1951 17:18 Concerto
Prelúdios (5), for guitar, A. 419 1940 15:07 Chamber Music
Estudios (12), etudes for guitar, A. 235 1929 23:49 Chamber Music
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2, for orchestra, A. 247 1930 21:15 Orchestral
O canto do cysno negro (Song of the Black Swan), for cello & piano, A. 122 1917 03:07 Chamber Music
Prelúdio for guitar No. 4 in E minor, A. 419/4 1940 03:39 Chamber Music
Prelúdio for guitar No. 3 in A minor, A. 419/3 1940 04:44 Chamber Music
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1, for 8 cellos, A. 246 1930 19:27 Chamber Music
Estudio, for guitar No. 8 in C sharp minor, A. 235/8 1929 03:14 Chamber Music
Mazurka-choro, for guitar (Suite populaire brésilienne No. 1), A. 20/1 1908 03:13 Chamber Music Miscellaneous (Classical)
Prelúdio for guitar No. 1 in E minor, A. 419/1 1940 04:38 Chamber Music
Chôros No. 5, for piano, "Alma brasiliera", A. 207 1925 05:03 Keyboard
A lenda do caboclo, for piano, A. 166 1920 03:41 Keyboard
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4, for piano & orchestra, A. 424 1941 20:48 Concerto
Distribuiçao de flôres (Distribution of Flowers), for flute & guitar, A. 381 1937 04:04 Chamber Music
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6, for flute & bassoon, A. 392 1938 10:12 Chamber Music
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