Video Review: Unbelievable Villa-Lobos Choral Transcriptions

Review by: David Hurwitz

VLChoral

Artistic Quality: 9

Sound Quality: 9

The Bottom Line: Don’t miss this disc! These transcriptions for unaccompanied choir of keyboard music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Schumann, Massenet, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Villa-Lobos himself have to be heard to be believed. They are extraordinary. Check out the sound samples in the video and add this splendid Naxos release from the São Paulo Symphony Choir under Valentina Peleggi to your collection post haste.



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Recording Details:

Reference Recording: None

  • VILLA-LOBOS, HEITOR:
    Choral Transcriptions (of keyboard works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Schumann, Massenet, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Villa-Lobos)

    São Paulo Symphony Choir, Valentina Peleggi (cond.)


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