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Bachianas brasileiras No 5

1938; second movement 1945; soprano and at least eight cellos
author of text
central section movement 1 (remainder vocalise); Villa-Lobos' preferred text had to be abandoned for copyright reasons
author of text
movement 2



Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasileiras Nos 1 & 5
CDH55316Archive Service


Movement 1: Aria (Cantilena): Adagio  Tarde, uma nuvem roséa lenta e transparente (Lo at midnight clouds are slowly passing)
Track 11 on CDH55316 [6'22] Archive Service
Movement 2: Dansa (Martelo): Allegretto  Irené, meu passarinho do Sertao do Cariri (Ireré, my little nestling from the wilds of Cariri)
Track 12 on CDH55316 [4'30] Archive Service

Track-specific metadata for CDA66257 track 12

Movement 2: Dansa (Martelo): Allegretto
Recording date
27 May 1987
Recording venue
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasileiras Nos 1 & 5 (CDA66257)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: November 1987
    Deletion date: January 2007
    Superseded by CDH55316
  2. Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasileiras Nos 1 & 5 (CDH55316)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: May 2008
    Deletion date: July 2014
    Archive Service
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