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Heitor Villa-lobos: Complete Solo Piano Works, Vol. 3 / Marcelo Bratke

Villa-lobos / Bratke,Marcelo
Release Date: 09/10/2013 
Label:  Quartz Records   Catalog #: 2096   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Marcelo Bratke
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Marcelo Bratke continues with Volume 3 of his series devoted to the complete solo piano works of Heitor Villa-Lobos.

"...Villa-Lobos gained significant prestige in the Paris of the 1920s, the period of his boldest and most creative work, before returning to a more orderly approach in the 1930s. In 1928, when the publisher Max Eschig commissioned a few works for students of the celebrated professor and pianist Marguerite Long at the Paris Conservatory, Villa-Lobos wrote one of his most charming and most original compositions, Francette et Pià. He imagined a little Indian boy called Pià befriending a little French girl, Francette. There is a “barbarian” mood from the beginning, with syncopated jazz à la
Read more Revue Nègre bringing in French children’s songs such as Au Clair de la Lune or Marlbrough s’en va-t-en guerre, reflections of Brazilian themes, the Marseillaise, and many other references scored in miraculously straightforward language." - Quartz Records, (From the album liner notes.) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite infantil no 2, W 67 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Marcelo Bratke (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; Brazil 
2.
Suite infantil no 1, W 53 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Marcelo Bratke (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Brazil 
3.
Francette et Piá, W 237 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Marcelo Bratke (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; Brazil 
4.
Carnaval das crianças brasileiras by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Marcelo Bratke (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919-1920; Brazil 
5.
As três Marias, W 411 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Marcelo Bratke (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Brazil 
6.
A prole do bebê, Book 1, W 140 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Marcelo Bratke (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Brazil 

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