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Track(s) taken from CDH55316

Bachianas brasileiras No 1

composer
1930; movement 1 1938; for at least eight cellos

The Pleeth Cello Octet
Recording details: May 1987
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: November 1987
Total duration: 18 minutes 50 seconds

Cover artwork: Tiger in a Tropical Storm (Surprised!) (1891) by Henri Rousseau (1844-1910)
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees, The National Gallery, London
 
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Fuga (Conversa)  [4'16]

Reviews

'The interpretations are passionate … and what a voice … Gomez is equal to the best who came before her. Her light, agile, soaring voice rises ecstatically above the massed cellos’ dusky rain-forest wall of sound like the brilliant plumage of some rare Amazonian bird-in-flight … thoroughly captivating' (American Record Guide)
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