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Brazilian Guitar Quartet


Release Date: 04/24/2012 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 6013   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Heitor Villa-LobosCamargo Mozart GuarnieriFrancisco MignoneAntonio Carlos Gomes,   ... 
Performer:  Paul GalbraithEdelton GloedenEverton GloedenTadeu do Amaral
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

What better way for Delos to celebrate The Brazilian Guitar Quartet’s 2011 Latin GRAMMY win (for “Best Classical Album”) than to offer our legion of BGQ fans a new box set containing all five of their albums to date? Their win – for their Brazilian Guitar Quartet Plays Villa-Lobos recording (DE 3409) – confirmed BGQ’s status as one of the very finest groups of its kind worldwide. This specially priced box set will give guitar lovers everywhere an unprecedented opportunity to acquire – at very low cost – BGQ’s entire recorded output.

The BGQ – praised in the Washington Post for their “seductive beauty” and “virtuosic gusto” – has garnered enthusiastic critical acclaim for their previous four releases as well. Essencia do
Read more Brasil (DE 3245) and Encantamento (DE 3302) are enchanting and varied collections of music from leading Brazilian composers. The remaining single-composer releases are Bach: The Orchestral Suites (DE 3254) and Isaac Albéniz: Iberia (DE 3364). All five releases have been praised for their technical wizardry, spirited interpretations, and BGQ’s own superb arrangements – as well as the unique depth and richness of their sound. In guitar-loving Brazil, they proudly call BGQ their “Dream Team.” Here’s your chance to make them YOUR dream team, too – at a price that will surprise you.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 5, W 263 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Brazil 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 12, W 496 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; Brazil 
3.
Suite floral, W 117 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
4.
Danças características africanas (3), W 85 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Brazil 
5.
Cirandas (16) for Piano, W 220: Excerpt(s) by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Paris, France 
6.
Bachianas brasileiras no 1 for 8 Cellos by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Chapel, Sao Bento Monastery, Sao Paulo 
Length: 17 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7.
Dansa negra by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Chapel, Sao Bento Monastery, Sao Paulo 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
8.
Cançao sertaneja: Dolentemente by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Chapel, Sao Bento Monastery, Sao Paulo 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
9.
Dansa brasileira by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Chapel, Sao Bento Monastery, Sao Paulo 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
10.
Preludes (50) for Piano: Book 3, no 24 by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar),
Everton Gloeden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954-1955; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Chapel, Sao Bento Monastery, Sao Paulo 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
11.
Lundu by Francisco Mignone
Performer:  Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar),
Edelton Gloeden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Chapel, Sao Bento Monastery, Sao Paulo 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
12.
Sonata for String Quartet in D major by Antonio Carlos Gomes
Performer:  Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar),
Paul Galbraith (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Chapel, Sao Bento Monastery, Sao Paulo 
Length: 20 Minutes 10 Secs. 
13.
O contratador de diamantes: Congada by Francisco Mignone
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Milan, Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
14.
Lenda sertanejas no 8 by Francisco Mignone
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
15.
Encantamento by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar),
Paul Galbraith (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 6 Minutes 23 Secs. 
16.
Quartet for Strings no 2 by Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 16 Minutes 28 Secs. 
17.
Frevo by Claudio Santoro
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar),
Everton Gloeden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
18.
Serious Variations by Ronaldo Miranda
Performer:  Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Edelton Gloeden (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 11 Minutes 22 Secs. 
19.
Il neige by Henrique Oswald
Performer:  Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar),
Edelton Gloeden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1902; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
20.
Bébé s'endort by Henrique Oswald
Performer:  Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar),
Edelton Gloeden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
21.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 14: no 3, Tarantella by Henrique Oswald
Performer:  Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar),
Edelton Gloeden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1930; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 08/2001 
Venue:  St. Antonio Seminary, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
22.
Suite for Orchestra no 4 in D major, BWV 1069 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar),
Edelton Gloeden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
23.
Suite for Orchestra no 1 in C major, BWV 1066 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
24.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar), Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar),
Everton Gloeden (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
25.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edelton Gloeden (Guitar), Everton Gloeden (Guitar), Paul Galbraith (Guitar),
Tadeu do Amaral (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
26.
Suite Iberia by Isaac Albeniz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1908; France 

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