Bachianas Brasileiras. 9 pieces by Villa-Lobos combining native Brazilian elements with the contrapuntal spirit of J. S. Bach's mus. They are: 1. for 8 vc. (1930); 2. for small orch. (1930); 3. for pf. and orch. (1938); 4. for pf. (1930–6) orch. 1941; 5. for v. and vcs. (1938); 6. for fl. and bn. (1938); 7. for orch. (1942); 8. for orch. (1945); 9. for str. or unacc. ch. (1944).
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