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The Classical Corner II

This is the third of five Preludes for guitar by the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa Lobos. (March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) He wrote numerous orchestral, chamber, instrumental and vocal works. His music was influenced by both Brazilian folk music and by stylistic elements from the European classical tradition, as exemplified by his Bachianas Brasileiras (Brazilian Bachian-pieces). The influence of Bach is readily apparent in the second section of this prelude.

December 26, 2012 at 12:13 pm Leave a comment


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