Tag Heitor Villa-Lobos

Marcin Dylla Plays Five Preludes by Villa-Lobos

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays all five Preludes by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa Lobos (1887-1959). It’s great to have all the preludes in one video and by such a great musician. This comes via the Austin Classical Guitar Society and their YouTube.…

Marcin Dylla Plays Prelude No. 2 by Villa-Lobos

Marcin Dylla plays by Prelude No. 2 by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via the fantastic Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Great playing from Dylla as usual. Love his down to earth playing. He knows when to be elegant…

Jérémy Peret Plays Villa-Lobos Etudes 4 & 12

French guitarist Jérémy Peret plays Etudes No. 4 and 12 by Heitor Villa Lobos (1887-1959) via the 2014 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition and their YouTube Channel. For some reason I rarely hear anyone play Etude No.…

Tatyana Ryzhkova Plays Tristorosa by Villa-Lobos

Belarusian guitarist Tatyana Ryzhkova plays Tristorosa was originally written by Heitor Villa-Lobos for piano. It was one of his first pieces. Guitar made by Michel Brück. Tatyana Ryzhkova was born in 1986 in Minsk, the capital of Belarus and has…

Vintage Williams with Mouskouri playing Villa-Lobos

Vintage video (1968) via BBC of Nana Mouskouri & John Williams performing the beginning of Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887–1959). Too bad we don’t get the whole thing. Williams is so much more enjoyable to watch in ensemble…

Xingye Li plays Etude No. 1 by Villa Lobos

Xingye Li plays Etude No. 1 by Heitor Villa Lobos on a 2014 Roy Fankhänel guitar. This video is via the excellent Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Xingye Li is blazing here! Intense speed plus some good shaping and…

Marko Topchii Plays Villa-Lobos Etude 7

Ukraine born guitarist Marko Topchii playing Etude No. 7 by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887–1959). Here Marko is playing the preliminary round at the 3rd Changsha International Guitar Competition 2014, Changsha, China. Here are the results of the finals: 1st prize:…

Sanel Redžić plays Etude No. 1 by Villa-Lobos

Sanel Redžić plays Etude No. 1 by Heitor Villa-Lobos via Siccas Guitars. Here he is playing on a 1986 Kevin Aram. I like the rubato and directional phrasing he takes with this well known piece. Too often people just power through…