The three passions of Heitor Villa-Lobos’s life come together in his Bachianas Brasileiras: Bach, Brazil, and the cello. So it’s not surprising that he struck gold with this elegant, evocative piece, which combines all three and quickly became his most performed work.
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Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
By Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
- Aria (Cantilena)
- Dança (Martelo)