Music: Music From Mountains

No.1 composer of Brazil is hardworking, talkative, frantic Heitor Villa-Lobos. whose bumptious exuberance has turned him into a one-man national musical movement (TIME, Feb. 5). Villa-Lobos wants to give Brazil a folk music. One day he gazed out of his office window in Rio de Janeiro. He gasped. "There," he exclaimed, "was my music, my inspiration. There was the Corcovado, the Sugar Loaf, waiting these millions of years for someone capable of reading and expressing the music of their unique lines. I had found the source of my new, truly Brazilian folklore, without...

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