Heitor Villa-lobos (1887-1959) [Composer Of The Week]

Episodes

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01The Whole of Brazil20160808

Donald Macleod gives an overview of Villa-Lobos's huge and diverse musical output.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

02From Street Corner to Concert Hall20160809

Donald Macleod focuses on Villa-Lobos's choros: works rooted in the street music of Rio.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

03Carnival!20160810

Donald Macleod focuses on music inspired by the spirit of Rio de Janeiro's carnival.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

04The Great Educator20160811

Donald Macleod explains how the revolution of 1930 turned Villa-Lobos's life around.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

05Life in the Limelight20160812

Donald Macleod on how fame and fortune gave Villa-Lobos a steady stream of commissions.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.