Villa-Lobos - Symphonies 1 & 2 | Naxos 8573829

Villa-Lobos - Symphonies 1 & 2

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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 8573829

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 10th November 2017

Contents

Artists

Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Isaac Karabtchevsky

Works

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Symphony no.1 'O Imprevisto'
Symphony no.2 'Ascensao'

Artists

Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Isaac Karabtchevsky

About

Heitor Villa-Lobos’s first two symphonies take the European tradition head-on, absorbing French models prevalent in Brazil in the early 20th century. The confident swagger of the First Symphony is characteristic of Villa-Lobos’s ‘Brazilianness’, while the cyclical Second Symphony filters myriad influences including the music of Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Debussy and Puccini. Its slow movement heralds the affecting melodic content that would later become the trademark of the Bachianas Brasileiras (Naxos 855746072). This is the sixth and final volume of an acclaimed complete edition of Villa-Lobos’s symphonies in which ‘Karabtchevsky leads the way’ (Gramophone).

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