Bachianas brasileiras No.2, W247, 250-252, 254, 568, 569 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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 Complete Score (W247) (CA)
#40957 - 11.07MB, 87 pp. -  6.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (19- 10/45/30

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Daphnis (2009/10/9)


First edition

Publisher Info.:

Milan: G. Ricordi, 1949. Plate 129643.


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

Misc. Notes:

Oddly high plate number. See Ricordi plate table.


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General Information

Work Title Bachianas brasileiras No.2
Alternative Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue Number W247 (original) ; W250, 251, 254, 568 (cello and piano) ; W252, 569 (piano solo)
Movements/Sections 4 movements:
  1. Prelúdio (O canto do capadócio)
  2. Ária (O canto da nossa terra)
  3. Dansa (Lembrança do sertão)
  4. Toccata (O trenzinho do caipira)
Year/Date of Composition 1930
First Performance 1934-09-03 in Venice (at the Festival Internacional de Veneza)
Dimitri Mitropoulos (conductor)
First Publication 1949
Dedication Mindinha
Average Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: flute, oboe, clarinet, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, bassoon, contrabassoon + 2 horns, trombone + timpani, ganzá, chocalho, pandeira, reco, matraca, caixa, triangle, cymbals, tam-tam, bass drum, celesta + piano + strings
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