A Fusion of Brazilian and Bachian Notes

Today’s featured article celebrates the life and musical contributions of Heitor Villa-Lobos, a Brazilian composer born in RIO who fused music from the streets of Brazil with Bach-inspired musical structures.  Sixty years ago, Villa-Lobos traveled to Paris where he recorded Bachianas Brasilieras (Brazilian Bachian) pieces.  The rest is history.  Read on!

https://theamericanscholar.org/brazil-by-way-of-bach/#