The Heitor Villa-lobos (1887-1959) Amazon - Inspiring Fantasies

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0320090916Donald Macleod explores Villa-Lobos' fascination with the Amazon.

Villa-Lobos was fascinated by the Amazon- a source of inspiration in many of his works. Donald Macleod follows the thread of fantasy that he weaved through his life.

Dawn in a Tropical Forest

Jena Philharmonic Orchestra

David Montgomery (conductor)

ARTE NOVA 74321 54465 2 Tr 1

Cancoes Tipicas Brasileiras: Viola Quebrada; Adeus Ema; Xango

Teresa Berganza (mezzo-soprano)

Juan Antonio Alvarez Parejo (piano)

CLAVES CD 50-8401 Trs 1, 2, 3, 6

Uirapuru

Odense Symphony Orchestra

Jan Wagner (conductor)

BRIDGE 9129 Tr 1

Green Mansions: Main Title; Rima's Face; End Title (Bronislau Kaper's arrangement of Villa-Lobos themes)

MGM Studio Orchestra

Film Soundtrack: FSM Volume 8 No 3 Trs 1, 6 and 21

Danca do Indio Branco

Alma Petchersky (piano)

ASV CD DCA 607.