Villa-Lobos: Symphony No. 6; Symphony No. 8; Suite for strings

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COMPOSERS: Villa-Lobos
LABELS: CPO
WORKS: Symphony No. 6; Symphony No. 8; Suite for strings
PERFORMER: SWR RSO Stuttgart/Carl St Clair
CATALOGUE NO: 999 517-2
Carl St Clair’s cycle of Villa-Lobos symphonies has reached the Forties. Official sanction accompanied a cooling of youthful ardour and an attenuation of Villa-Lobos’s distinctive voice: the music is fervently performed, but could be by any number of composers. For completists. Christopher Wood

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