Peppercorn, Lisa M: The World of Villa-Lobos (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9781859282618

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Subtitle: In Pictures & Documents

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; Preamble: Time Chronicle; Raúl Villa-Lobos and his Time; The Villa-Lobos Family; Contemporary History during Villa-Lobos’ Childhood; Cultural Personages during Villa- Lobos’ Early Years; Villa-Lobos’ Youth; Musical Training; Villa-Lobos and the Jungle; Rio de Janeiro at the Time of Villa-Lobos’ Marriage; First Public Performance of Villa-Lobos’ Music; First Public Recognition; The Week of Modern Art; First European Sojourn; Self-Studies; Second Paris Sojourn; The Music Pedagogue; Villa-Lobos in the Thirties; Settled at Rua Araújo Pôrto Alegre; Debut in the US 1944/45; Commissions for Piano Works; Commissions for other Works; Stage Works; Travels and Concerts; Israel; Paris; Pictures; Caricatures and Sculptures; 70th Birthday Celebrations; Last Honours; Last Events; Death Scene; The Villa-Lobos Museum; Appendices; Indexes.