Sexteto místico

Heitor Villa-Lobos

Sexteto místico

W131, A131 • “Sextuor mystique”

About this work...

This one-movement composition for a unique mixed ensemble is one of the most characteristic early chamber pieces by Brazil's great composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959). It has an impressionistic harmonic style, a smooth and Brazilian-inspired melodic line, and a tendency to use active contrapuntal lines. These are... read more