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Heitor Villa-Lobos (Villa-Lobos Heitor)

( Brazilian composer.)

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(1887-1959)
Born in Rio de Janeiro on March 5, 1887. At the age of six years under the guidance of his father began to learn to play the cello, and five years later, already owned a clarinet, guitar and other instruments. In his youth he traveled in Brazil, collecting folk music. Subsequently, the impression of Brazilian music, which blended folk, popular and indigenous elements, reflected in his works. Already a mature composer Villa-Lobos arrived in 1922 in Paris, where his music has received the first recognition. Returning to Brazil, devoted himself entirely to creativity. In 1932 he became the leader of musical education in Brazil. Villa-Lobos organized music schools and choirs in different cities and became known throughout the country. From 1944 to 1959 he repeatedly visited the United States, where he conducted premieres of a number of his works, and in 1948 took part in the production of his opera Malazarte (1921). Died Villa-Lobos in Rio de Janeiro on November 17, 1959.
Deep reverence for Villa-Lobos Bach's creativity brought to life the famous Brazilian Bahia (Bachianas brasileiras, 1930-1945), ten suites for various instrumental compositions. Villa-Lobos cultivated two national musical genre: seresta (type of traditional song) and Shoro (synthesis of Brazilian, Indian and popular musical elements).

Villa-Lobos - one of the most prolific contemporary composers, genre range of his work ranges from operas and symphonic forms of treatments to children's songs. Among his major works - symphonic poem Uirapuru (Uirapur, . 1917), . Amazon (Amazonas, . 1927); Rudepoema (Rudepoma, . 1921-1926) and Shoro? 5: Alma brasileira (1926) for piano; Shoro? 8 (1925) for two pianos and orchestra; Shoro? 10 (1925) for chorus and orchestra; Brazilian Bahia? 1 (1930) for eight cellos and Seresty (Serestas (1924-1941) for voice and piano.,


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