3 Poemas indígenas, W223, 224 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Sheet Music


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Language Indigenous / Russian
Translator V. Nikolsky (fl.1962), Russian text
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.
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General Information

Work Title 3 Poemas indígenas
Alternative. Title Três poemas indígenas
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W223 (original) ; W224 (orchestral arrangement)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 songs:
  1. Canidé-loune-Sabath (Ave amarela, canção elegíaca)
    (Melody collected in the 16th century by Jean de Léry)
  2. Teiru (Canto fúnebre pela morte de um cacique)
  3. Iara
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926
First Performance. 1927-12-05 in Paris, Maison Gaveau (W224)
Vera Janacopulos (voice) ; Orchestra of the Concerts Colonne e L'Art Choral ; Villa-Lobos (cond.)
First Publication. 1929 - Paris: Max Eschig (W223)
Librettist Various:
1-2. Traditional
3. Mário de Andrade (1893-1945)
Language Various:
1-2. Unidentified indigenous language
3. Portuguese
Dedication Roquette Pinto
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation W223: Voice, piano
W224: Voice, mixed chorus + Orchestra - piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B♭), 2 clarinets (A), bass clarinet, alto saxophone, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 3 horns, 2 trumpets, 4 trombones, timpani, tam-tam, tamborim de provence, matraca selvagem, bass drum, celesta, harp, piano, strings
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive