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The Villa-Lobos Letters

Villa-Lobos, Heitor (Book - 1994 )
The Villa-Lobos Letters
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This complete edition of the letters of the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, collected for the first time in any language, details his stay in the Paris of the 1920s, his work in Brazil and the 1930s and `40s and his international travels as conductor of his own music. The letters also discuss commissions for ballets, concertos and other works. Lisa M. Peppercorn, who knew Villa-Lobos, is the acknowledged expert on the life and music of this colourful figure, and she gives a detailed commentary on the events giving rise to the letters. A chronology gives a detailed account of Villa-Lobos' life, which is thoroughly illustrated with photographs of the persons and places associated with Villa-Lobos, facsimiles of works and concert programmes, and so on. The letters thus form a guide to the most productive years of his life.
Authors: Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Title: The Villa-Lobos letters
Publisher: [London] : Toccata Press, c1994
Characteristics: 212 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
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Statement of Responsibility: edited, translated and annotated by Lisa M. Peppercorn
Additional Contributors: Peppercorn, L. M. - (Lisa Margaret)
ISBN: 0907689299
0907689280
Branch Call Number: 780.92 V712v
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-200) and indexes
Subject Headings: Composers Brazil Correspondence Villa-Lobos, Heitor Correspondence
Topical Term: Composers
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