Villa-Lobos Conducts his Bachianas Brasileiras

Bachianas Brasileiras Nos. 2, 5, 6 & 9

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COMPOSERS: Villa-Lobos
LABELS: Warner Classics
ALBUM TITLE: Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras
WORKS: Bachianas Brasileiras Nos. 2, 5, 6 & 9
PERFORMER: Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Fran├žaise/Villa-Lobos
CATALOGUE NO: 2435669122 (1957-59)

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Cello ensembles may have more finesse today, but has anyone ever sung Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with the seductive allure and expressive ardour of De los Angeles? Nos 1, 2 & 9 are characterful, but swampy. Helen Wallace