Celebrated Wind Quintets
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Heitor Villa-Lobos

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Nationality: Brazilian
Born: March 5, 1887, Rio de Janeiro Died: November 17, 1959, Rio de Janeiro (age 72)

Quinteto em forma de chôros for Wind Quintet

(for flute, oboe, english horn, clarinet and bassoon)
Duration: 11 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1928 (age 40-41)
Revised: 1953 (age 65-66)
6 recordings, 6 videos
11:36
Quinteto Metropolitano
10:40
Windscape
9:56
New Mexico Winds
10:35
Members of the Villa-Lobos Society Chamber Players
10:25
Quintette Moraguès
11:01
Aenigma

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Alberto Nepomuceno (1864-1920)
Teacher
Nationality: Brazilian
Born: July 6, 1864, Fortaleza Died: October 16, 1920, Rio de Janeiro (age 56)