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This is Heitor Villa-Lobos
Created by André Avorio on 28 May 2018

Heitor Villa-Lobos was a Brazilian composer, described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has become the best-known South American composer of all time. A prolific composer, he wrote numerous orchestral, chamber, instrumental and ...

Respighi 'Pines of Rome'
Created by David Vaughn on 20 May 2019

This list concerns the tone poem 'The Pines of Rome' for orchestra and organ by Italian composer Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936). The second in Respighi's trilogy of tone poems regarding the city of Rome, it was completed in 1924. The first ...

Mahler - Symphony No. 5
Created by David Vaughn on 29 May 2019

This list highlights Symphony No. 5 by Austro-Bohemian composer Gustav Mahler (1860-1911). Composed between 1901 and 1902, it's the first of his symphonies to embrace a more purely orchestral character, shifting away from the 'volkslied' approach of his earlier ones. ...