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Guitar Collection - Villa-lobos / Norbert Kraft


Release Date: 11/21/2000 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553987   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Norbert Kraft
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On the whole, this recording ranks as one of the best available interpretations of this music. I can recommend it to anyone wanting the complete solo guitar works of Villa-Lobos on one disc.

– Andy Daly, MusicWeb International
On the whole, this recording ranks as one of the best available interpretations of this music. I can recommend it to anyone wanting the complete solo guitar works of Villa-Lobos on one disc.

– Andy Daly, MusicWeb International Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Chôros no 1 for Guitar by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  St John Chrysostom Church, Canada 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
2. Suite populaire brésilienne, W 20 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1912; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  St John Chrysostom Church, Canada 
Length: 21 Minutes 29 Secs. 
3. Etudes (12) for Guitar, W 235 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  St John Chrysostom Church, Canada 
Length: 27 Minutes 51 Secs. 
4. Preludes (5) for Guitar, W 419 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  St John Chrysostom Church, Canada 
Length: 16 Minutes 52 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Choros No. 1
Suite popular brasileira: No. 1 Mazurka - Choros
Suite popular brasileira: No. 2 Schottisch - Choros
Suite popular brasileira: No. 3 Valsa - Choros
Suite popular brasileira: No. 4 Gavota - Choros
Suite popular brasileira: No. 5 Chorinho
12 Etudes: No. 1 Allegro non troppo
12 Etudes: No. 2 Allegro
12 Etudes: No. 3 Allegro moderato
12 Etudes: No. 4 Un peu modere
12 Etudes: No. 5 Andantino
12 Etudes: No. 6 Poco Allegro
12 Etudes: No. 7 Tres anime
12 Etudes: No. 8 Modere
12 Etudes: No. 9 Tres un peu anime
12 Etudes: No. 10 Tres anime
12 Etudes: No. 11 Lent - Anime
12 Etudes: No. 12 Anime
5 Preludes: No. 1 in E minor
5 Preludes: No. 2 in E major
5 Preludes: No. 3 in A minor
5 Preludes: No. 4 in E minor
5 Preludes: No. 5 in D major

Customer Reviews

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 Made in Canada February 25, 2014 By bess holloway (Boulder, CO) See All My Reviews "This disc bears the stamp of origin, both the recording and actual production. Canadians must surely be proud of guitarist Norbert Kraft, who gives superb performances of the many works featured here. Enjoy this one for years to come." Report Abuse
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