Amazonas, W118, 119 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Composer)

 Complete Score (W119) (CA)
#273312 - 3.74MB, 25 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/49/30

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KGill (2013/3/14)




First edition

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Max Eschig, 1953. Plate M.E. 6675.


Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]


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General Information

Work Title Amazonas
Alternative Title Bailado indígena brasileiro (subtitle of W119)
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue Number W118 (original) ; W119 (piano transcription)
Movements/Sections 1 continuous ballet in 16 sections:
  1. Contemplação do Amazonas
  2. Ciúme do Deus dos ventos
  3. O espelho da jovem índia
  4. Traição do Deus dos ventos
  5. A prece da jovem índia
  6. Dança ao encantamento das florestas
  7. A dança sensual da jovem índia
  8. Região dos monstros
  9. A marcha dos monstros
  10. A alegria da índia
  11. Um monstro se destaca
  12. A ânsia do monstro
  13. O espelho enganador
  14. A descoberta
  15. O abismo
  16. O precipício
Year/Date of Composition 1917 (W118)
1932 (W119)
First Performance 1929-5-30 in Paris, Maison Gaveau (W118)
Orchestre des Concerts Poulet, Gaston Poulet (conductor)
First Publication 1929 - Paris: Max Eschig (W118)
1953 - Paris: Max Eschig (W119)
Average Duration 14 minutes
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra (W118), piano arr. (W119)
2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, piccolo clarinet (E),
2 clarinets (A), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, sarrusophone
4 (optional: 8) horns, 2 trumpets (F), 2 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, tam-tam, triangle, tambourine, cymbals, pandeira, bass drum, chocalho, matraca,
citara de arco (violinophone), viola d'amore, celesta, harp, piano, strings
External Links Villa-Lobos site (IU)
Extra Information Based on the earlier ballet Myremis, W110 (now believed to be lost).
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