Thursday, December 1, 2011

Villa-Lobos Top 10

In commemoration of the 52nd anniversary of Villa-Lobos's death, journalist Rui Agapito wrote this excellent article at [English translation by Google]. I was really pleased that Rui asked me to come up with my favourite 10 pieces by Villa-Lobos. My choice:
  1. Preludes for guitar
  2. Choros #10
  3. Nonetto
  4. Quarteto simbolico
  5. Bachianas Brasileiras #5
  6. String Quartet #07
  7. Prole do Bebê, book 1
  8. Uirapuru
  9. Floresta do Amazonas
  10. Missa São Sebastião
What are your favourite 10 works by Villa?

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