Villa-Lobos: Symphony No. 3 'War'; Symphony No. 4 'Victory' - Orquestra Sinfónica do Estado de São Paulo - OSESP; Isaac Karabtchevsky (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 3, for orchestra & brass, "A Guerra", A. 152
  2. Symphony No. 4, for orchestra & brass, "A Vitória", A. 153
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By the end of World War I Heitor Villa-Lobos was 30 years old and had composed the symphonic poem Amazonas, the first of his breakthroughs in incorporating Brazilian material into a modern rather than Romantic-nationalistic idiom. A full turn in this direction was yet to come, however, and the two symphonies heard here are not characteristically Brazilian in style. They were part of a trilogy commissioned by the Brazilian government to celebrate end of World War I (in which Brazil fought on the Allies' side); the third work ...

Villa-Lobos: Symphony No. 3 'War'; Symphony No. 4 'Victory' 2013, Naxos

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