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So, if you find an expired link and want a re-up, please leave a comment. Just not too many requests at once.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Richard Strauss - Orchestral Music from Operas (André Previn)


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Composer: Richard Strauss
  1. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Suite for orchestra
  2. Intermezzo, Op. 72: Symphonic Interlude: Reisefieber und Walzerszene
  3. Intermezzo, Op. 72: Symphonic Interlude: Träumerei am Kamin
  4. Intermezzo, Op. 72: Symphonic Interlude: Am Spieltisch
  5. Intermezzo, Op. 72: Symphonic Interlude: Fröhlicher Beschluß
  6. Capriccio, Op. 85: Introduction (Sextet)
  7. Capriccio, Op. 85: Mondscheinmusik (Moonlight Music)
  8. Salome, Op. 54: Dance of the Seven Veils

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
André Previn, conductor

Date: 1992
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4377902


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Richard Strauss - Scenes from ''Elektra'' & ''Salome'' (Inge Borkh; Fritz Reiner)


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Composer: Richard Strauss
  1. Elektra, Op. 58: Elektra Soliloquy
  2. Elektra, Op. 58: Recognition Scene
  3. Elektra, Op. 58: Finale
  4. Salome, Op. 54: Dance of the Seven Veils
  5. Salome, Op. 54: Final Scene

Inge Borkh, soprano (1-3, 5)
Frances Yeend, soprano (1-3)
Paul Schöffler, baritone (1-3)

Chicago Lyric Theater Chorus (1-3)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner, conductor

Date: 1954-1956
Label: RCA


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Richard Strauss - Four Last Songs; 12 Orchestral Songs (Elisabeth Schwarzkopf; George Szell)


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Composer: Richard Strauss
  1. Vier letzte Lieder, Op. posth.: 1. Frühling
  2. Vier letzte Lieder, Op. posth.: 2. September
  3. Vier letzte Lieder, Op. posth.: 3. Beim Schlafengehen
  4. Vier letzte Lieder, Op. posth.: 4. Im Abendrot
  5. Muttertändelei, Op. 43 No. 2
  6. Waldseligkeit, Op. 49 No. 1
  7. Zuneigung, Op. 10 No. 1
  8. Freundliche Vision, Op. 48 No. 1
  9. Die Heiligen drei Könige, Op. 56 No. 6
  10. Ruhe, meine Seele, Op. 27 No. 1
  11. Meinem Kinde, Op. 37 No. 3
  12. Wiegenlied,  Op. 41 No. 1
  13. Morgen, Op. 27 No. 4
  14. Das Bächlein, Op. 88 No. 1
  15. Das Rosenband, Op. 36 No. 1
  16. Winterweihe, Op. 48 No. 4

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano

Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (1-9)
London Symphony Orchestra (10-16)
George Szell, conductor

Date: 1965 (1-9), 1968 (10-16)
Label: EMI


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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Richard Strauss - Eine Alpensinfonie (Frank Shipway)


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Composer: Richard Strauss
  • (01-22) Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64
  • (23) Symphonische Fantasie aus "Die Frau ohne Schatten"

Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Frank Shipway, conductor

Date: 2012
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/conductors/shipway-frank/strauss-eine-alpensinfonie


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Richard Strauss - Eine Alpensinfonie; Don Juan (Herbert Blomstedt)


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Composer: Richard Strauss
  • (01) Don Juan, Op. 20
  • (02-21) Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

Date: 1989
Label: Decca


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Richard Strauss - Eine Alpensinfonie; Horn Concerto No. 1 (Rudolf Kempe)


Information

Composer: Richard Strauss
  • (01-03) Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 11
  • (04-25) Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64

Alan Civil, horn
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Rudolf Kempe, conductor

Date: 1966
Label: Testament (original record by RCA)
https://testament.co.uk/rudolf-kempe-761.html


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Friday, April 27, 2018

Richard Strauss; Robert Schumann - Don Quixote; Cello Concerto (Mstislav Rostropovich)


Information

Composer: Richard Strauss; Robert Schumann
  • (01-13) Strauss - Don Quixote, Op. 35
  • (14-16) Schumann - Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129

Mstislav Rostropovich, cello

Ulrich Koch, violist
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan, conductor (1-13)

Orchestre National de France
Leonard Bernstein, conductor (14-16)

Date: 1975 (1-13), 1976 (14-16)
Label: EMI


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Richard Strauss - Horn Concertos; Oboe Concerto; Duett-Concertino (Rudolf Kempe)


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Composer: Richard Strauss
  • (01-03) Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 11
  • (04-06) Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major, TrV 283
  • (07-09) Oboe Concerto in D major, TrV 292
  • (10-12) Duett-Concertino for clarinet & bassoon in F major, TrV 293

Peter Damm, horn
Manfred Clement, oboe
Manfred Weise, clarinet
Wolfgang Liebscher, bassoon

Staatskapelle Dresden
Rudolf Kempe, conductor

Date: 1975
Label: EMI


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Richard Strauss - Sinfonia Domestica; Tod und Verklärung (George Szell)


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Composer: Richard Strauss
  1. Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op. 24
  2. Sinfonia Domestica, Op. 53: Thema I. Bewegt - Thema II. Sehr Lebhaft - Thema III. Ruhig
  3. Sinfonia Domestica, Op. 53: Scherzo. Munter - Wiegenlied. Mäßig langsam
  4. Sinfonia Domestica, Op. 53: Adagio. Langsam
  5. Sinfonia Domestica, Op. 53: Finale. Sehr Lebhaft
  6. Tanz der sieben Schleier (Dance of the Seven Veils)

Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell, conductor (1-5)
Philadelphia Orchestra
Eugene Ormandy, conductor (6)

Date: 1957-1964
Label: Sony Classical


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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Gustav Holst; Richard Strauss - The Planets; Also sprach Zarathustra (William Steinberg)


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Composer: Gustav Holst; Richard Strauss
  • (01-09) Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30
  • (10-16) Holst - The Planets, Op. 32

Boston Symphony Orchestra
William Steinberg, conductor

Date: 1970 (10-16), 1971 (1-9)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4636272


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Richard Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra; Till Eulenspiegel; Don Juan (Herbert von Karajan)


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Composer: Richard Strauss
  • (01-09) Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30
  • (10) Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks (Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche), Op. 28
  • (11) Don Juan, Op. 20
  • (12) Salome, opera, Op. 54: Salome's Dance of the Seven Veils (from Scene 4)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan, conductor

Date: 1972 (10), 1973
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4474412


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Richard Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra; Ein Heldenleben (Fritz Reiner)


Information

Composer: Richard Strauss
  • (01-09) Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30
  • (10-15) Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner, conductor

Date: 1954
Label: RCA


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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Guitar Works (Frédéric Zigante)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos

CD1:
  • (01-05) Five Preludes
  • (06-10) Suite populaire brésilienne
  • (11) Valsa-Concerto No. 2, Op. 8
  • (12) Simples (Mazurka)
CD2:
  • (01) Chôros No. 1
  • (02-13) Twelve Etudes (1953 revised version)
  • (14) Valse-chôro
  • (15) Étude No.10 in B minor (1928 version)
  • (16) Étude No.11 in E minor (1928 version)

Frédéric Zigante, guitar
Date: 2011
Label: Brilliant Classics
https://www.brilliantclassics.com/articles/v/villa-lobos-complete-guitar-music/


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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Piano Music (Marc-André Hamelin)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • (01-03) As três Marias
  • (04-11) Prole do bebê 1
  • (12-20) Prole do bebê 2
  • (21) Rudepoema

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Date: 2000
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67176

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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Music for Flute (William Bennett and Friends)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  1. Quinteto em forma de chôros
  2. Modinha
  3. Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6: Aria (Chôro): Largo
  4. Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6: Fantasia: Allegro
  5. Distribuiçăo de flôres (Distribution of flowers)
  6. Assobio a Jato (The Jet Whistle): Allegro non troppo
  7. Assobio a Jato (The Jet Whistle): Adagio
  8. Assobio a Jato (The Jet Whistle): Vivo
  9. Chôros No. 2
  10. Cançăo do Amor (Song of Love)
  11. Trio: Animé
  12. Trio: Languisamente
  13. Trio: Vivo

William Bennett, flute
Neil Black, oboe
Janice Knight, cor anglais
Thea King, clarinet
Robin O'Neill, bassoon
Charles Tunnell, cello
Simon Wynberg, guitar

Date: 1987
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55057

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Heitor Villa-Lobos - String Quartets (Cuarteto Latinoamericano)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos

CD1:
  • (01-04) String Quartet No. 6
  • (05-10) String Quartet No. 1
  • (11-14) String Quartet No. 17
CD2:
  • (01-04) String Quartet No. 3
  • (05-08) String Quartet No. 8
  • (09-12) String Quartet No. 14
CD3:
  • (01-04) String Quartet No. 7
  • (05-08) String Quartet No. 15
CD4:
  • (01-04) String Quartet No. 2
  • (05-08) String Quartet No. 12
  • (09-12) String Quartet No. 16
CD5:
  • (01-04) String Quartet No. 5
  • (05-08) String Quartet No. 10
  • (09-12) String Quartet No. 13
CD6:
  • (01-04) String Quartet No. 4
  • (05-08) String Quartet No. 9
  • (09-12) String Quartet No. 11

Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Saúl Bitrán, violin
Arón Bitrán, violin
Javier Montiel, viola
Alvaro Bitrán, cello

Date: 2004
Label: Brilliant Classics (recorded by Dorian)


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Monday, April 23, 2018

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Cello Concertos (Antônio Meneses)


Information

Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • (01-03) Cello Concerto No. 1
  • (04-07) Cello Concerto No. 2
  • (08-10) Fantasia for Cello and Orchestra

Antônio Meneses, cello
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia
Víctor Pablo Pérez, conductor

Date: 1999
Label: Audivis Valois


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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Piano Concertos (Cristina Ortiz)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos

CD1:
  • (01-04) Piano Concerto No. 1
  • (05-08) Piano Concerto No. 2
CD2:
  • (01-04) Piano Concerto No. 3
  • (05-08) Piano Concerto No. 4
  • (09-12) Piano Concerto No. 5

Cristina Ortiz, piano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Miguel Gómez-Martínez, conductor

Date: 1992/1997
Label: Decca
https://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4526172


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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Symphonies (Carl St. Clair)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos

CD1:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 1 "The Unexpected", Op. 112
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 11
CD2:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 2 "Ascenção"
  • (05) New York Skyline Melody
CD3:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 3 "A Guerra"
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 9
  • (09) Ouverture de l'Homme Tel
CD4:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 4 "Victory"
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 12
CD5:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 6
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 8
  • (09-11) Suite pour Cordes
CD6:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 7
  • (05-07) Sinfonietta No. 1
CD7:
  • (01-05) Symphony No. 10 "Amerindia"

Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Carl St. Clair, conductor

Recording: 1997-2000
Compilation: 2009
Label: cpo

More info & reviews:
http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/album.jsp?album_id=309772
https://www.amazon.com/Heitor-Villa-Lobos-Complete-Symphonies/dp/B002O2MCMG


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Friday, April 20, 2018

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Rudepoema; Danças (Roberto Duarte)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  1. Dança frenética
  2. Danças características africanas: No. 1 Farrapós
  3. Dancas características africanas: No. 2 Kankukus
  4. Dancas características africanas: No. 3 Kankikis
  5. Dança dos mosquitos
  6. Rudepoema

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Duarte, conductor

Date: 1994
Label: Marco Polo
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.223552

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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Discovery of Brazil (Roberto Duarte)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • (01-02) Descobrimento do Brasil, Suite No. 1
  • (03-05) Descobrimento do Brasil, Suite No. 2
  • (06-08) Descobrimento do Brasil, Suite No. 3
  • (09-10) Descobrimento do Brasil, Suite No. 4

Adam Blažo, baritone
Slovak Philharmonic Choir
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Duarte, conductor

Date: 1994
Label: Marco Polo
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.223551

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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Gênesis; Erosão; Amazonas (Roberto Duarte)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  1. Gênesis
  2. Erosão (Origem do rio Amazonas)
  3. Amazonas
  4. Dawn in a Tropical Forest

Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Duarte, conductor

Date: 1991
Label: Marco Polo
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.223357

More info & reviews:
https://www.amazon.com/Villa-Lobos-Genesis-Erosao-Amazonas-Tropical/dp/B0000045WS

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Forest of the Amazon (John Neschling)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • (01-23) Floresta do Amazonas

Anna Korondi, soprano
Camilo Carrara, guitar
São Paulo Symphony Choir & Orchestra
John Neschling, conductor

Date: 2010
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/conductors/neschling-john/villa-lobos-floresta-do-amazonas


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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Choros Nos. 2, 3, 10 & 12 (John Neschling)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  1. Introduction to the Choros, for guitar and orchestra
  2. Two Choros (bis), for violin and cello: I. Moderé
  3. Two Choros (bis), for violin and cello: II. Lent - Moins - Lent
  4. Choros No. 2, for flute and clarinet
  5. Choros No. 3 'Pica-Pau', for male choir and wind instruments
  6. Choros No. 10 'Rasga o Coração', for orchestra and mixed choir
  7. Choros No. 12, for orchestra

Fabio Zanon, guitar
Cláudio Cruz, violin
Johannes Gramsch, cello
Elizabeth Plunk, flute
Ovanir Buosi, clarinet

São Paulo Symphony Choir & Orchestra
John Neschling, conductor

Date: 2008
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/conductors/neschling-john/villa-lobos-choros-volume-3


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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Choros Nos. 1, 4, 6, 8 & 9 (John Neschling)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  1. Choros No. 6, for orchestra
  2. Choros No. 1, for guitar
  3. Choros No. 8, for large orchestra and 2 pianos
  4. Choros No. 4, for 3 horns and trombone
  5. Choros No. 9, for orchestra

Fabio Zanon, guitar
Linda Bustani & Ilan Rechtman, piano
Dante Yenque, Ozéas Arantes & Samuel Hamzem, horns
Darrin Coleman Milling, trombone

São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
John Neschling, conductor

Date: 2008
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/conductors/neschling-john/villa-lobos-choros-nos-1-4-6-8-9


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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Choros Nos. 5, 7 & 11 (John Neschling)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  1. Choros No. 11, for piano and orchestra: Allegro preciso ma non troppo -
  2. Choros No. 11, for piano and orchestra: Adagio -
  3. Choros No. 11, for piano and orchestra: Allegro moderato
  4. Choros No. 5 'Alma Brasileira', for piano
  5. Choros No. 7 'Settimino', for winds, violin and cello

Cristina Ortiz, piano
São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
John Neschling, conductor

Date: 2007
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/composer/villa-lobos-heitor/villa-lobos-choros-nos-5-7-11


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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas Brasileiras Nos. 1, 4, 5 & 6 (Roberto Minczuk)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • (01-02) Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, for soprano and orchestra of violoncelli
  • (03-06) Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4, Version for piano solo
  • (07-08) Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6, for flute and bassoon
  • (09-11) Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1, for orchestra of violoncelli

Donna Brown, soprano
Jean Louis Steuerman, piano
Sato Moughalian, flute
Alexandre Silvério, bassoon
São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Minczuk, conductor

Date: 2007
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/conductors/minczuk-roberto/villa-lobos-bachianas-brasileiras-nos-1-and-4-6


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Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas Brasileiras Nos. 7, 8 & 9 (Roberto Minczuk)


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Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
  • (01-04) Bachianas Brasileiras No. 7, for orchestra
  • (05-08) Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9, Version for string orchestra
  • (09-12) Bachianas Brasileiras No. 8, for orchestra

São Paulo Symphony Choir
São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Minczuk, conductor

Date: 2006
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/conductors/minczuk-roberto/villa-lobos-bachianas-brasileiras-nos7-9


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