Buried Treasure: Brazil Part II

Listening Guide

The Work


Francisco Manuel Da Silva – Brazilian National Anthem
Performed by The Orchestra & Chorus Of The Classical Music Of The “Grande Oriente Do Brazil”


Elias Alvares Lobo – The Overture To The Opera “A Louca”
Performed By The Brazilian Radio Symphony
Directed By Alceo Bocchino
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Henrique Alves De Mesquita – Overture To “A Night At The Castle”
Performed By The Brazilian Radio Symphony
Directed By Alceo Bocchino
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Pedro Teixeira De Seixas – The Overture To The Ballet “Triumph Of Love”
Performed By The Brazilian Radio Symphony
Directed By Alceo Bocchino
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Louis Moreau Gottschalk – Bamboula
Performed By Honorina Silva (piano)
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Saverio Mercadante – Exulta, Oh Brasil
Performed by Tenor Mario Cesar Oliveira
Soprano Ermelinda Couto
With The Chorus & Orchestra of the Brazilian Radio
Conducted By Alceo Bocchino
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Il Guarany – The Love Duet Between Pery & Cecilia With Which Act I Ends
Placido Domingo sings the role of Pery
Veronica Villarroel sings the role of Cecilia
With The Chorus of the Bonn State Opera
Orchestra of the Beethovenhalle, Bonn
Conducted by Gomes expert John Neschling.
[2-Sony S2K 66273 CD]
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Antonio Carlos Gomes – Il Guarany – Pery’s Aria “Son Giunto In Tempo!”
Placido Domingo sings the role of Pery
Veronica Villarroel sings the role of Cecilia
With The Chorus of the Bonn State Opera
Orchestra of the Beethovenhalle, Bonn
Conducted by Gomes expert John Neschling.
[2-Sony S2K 66273 CD]
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Antonio Carlos Gomes – Il Guarany – Chorus Of The Aimore Tribe “Aspara, Crudel, Terribil”
Placido Domingo sings the role of Pery
Veronica Villarroel sings the role of Cecilia
With The Chorus of the Bonn State Opera
Orchestra of the Beethovenhalle, Bonn
Conducted by Gomes expert John Neschling.
[2-Sony S2K 66273 CD]
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Antonio Carlos Gomes – The Overture To Gomes’ Opera Fosca
The Brazilian Symphony
Conducted by Eleazar De Carvalho
[Angel S3CBX 450 LP]


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Lo Sciavo – Duet From Act I Between Americo & The Count (“Ah! Per Pieta”)
Alfredo Colosimo (Tenor) sings the role of Americo
Bass Luiz Nascimento sings the role of Count Rodrigo
Chorus & Orchestra Of The Municipal Theater Of Rio De Janeiro
Conducted By Santiago Guerra
[2-Master Class MC006]


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Lo Sciavo – Americo’s Aria “Quando Nascesti Tu”
Sung by tenor Giacomo Lauri-Volpi


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Lo Sciavo – Dances from Act II
Orchestra Of The Municipal Theater Of Rio De Janeiro
Conducted By Santiago Guerra
[2-Master Class MC006]


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Lo Sciavo – Orchestral Preludio to the final scene, followed by a romance sung by Ilara, a duet between Ilara & Ibere, then Americo sings a duet with Ibere & the opera ends with the principals joined by the chorus
Ida Miccolis, Soprano (Ilara)
Lourival Braga, Baritone (Ibere)
Alfredo Colosimo, Tenor (Americo)
Luiz Nascimento, Bass (Count Rodrigo)
Chorus & Orchestra Of The Municipal Theater Of Rio De Janeiro
Conducted By Santiago Guerra
[2-Master Class MC006]


Henrique Oswald – Trio, Op. 45
Performed by the Trio Da Radio, Mec
Anselmo Zlatopolsky, Violin
Ibere Gomes Grosso, Cello
Alceo Bocchino, Piano
[Promemus MMB 79.005 LP]


Alberto Nepomuceno – Serie Brasileira
In 4 Movements:
(1) Alvorada Na Serra
(2) Intermedio
(3) A Sesta (Na Rede)
(4) Batuque
The Brazilian Symphony Orchestra
Directed By Souza Lima
[Festa 6514085 LP]


Carlos Mesquita – 5 Piano Pieces
(1) Les Adieux
(2) Chanson A Deux
(3) Capricieuse
(4) Chant Sans Paroles
(5) Troisieme Valse
Performed by Honorina Silva, piano
[Promemus MMB 79.012 LP]


Ernesto Nazareth – 7 Piano Pieces
(1) Espalhafatoso (Boisterous)
(2) Escovado (Cunning)
(3) Nene (Baby)
(4) Gaucho
(5) Sarambeque (Like An African Dance)
(6) Escorregando (Going Down A Well)
(7) Apanhei-Te Cavaquinho (I Have Grabbed You, Cavaquinho!)
Performed By Iara Behs
[Naxos 8.557687]
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Barrozo Netto – 6 Piano Pieces
(1) Cavalinho De Pau (Wooden Horse)
(2) Cachimbando (A Pipe)
(3) Canto De Marujo (Sailor’s Song)
(4) Minha Terra (My Land)
(5) Rapsodia Guerreira (War Rhapsody)
(6) Serenata Diabolica (Diabolic Serenade)
Honorina Silva, piano
[Promemus MMB 79.012 LP]


Henrique Oswald – Sinfonia, Op. 43
The Brazilian Symphony Orchestra
Directed By Edoardo De Guarnieri
[Festa IG 79.021 LP]

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