Bachianas brasileiras No.4, W264, 424 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)
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Rio de Janeiro: Heitor Villa-Lobos, 1941. Plate 1057, 1058, 1060, 1061.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Orchestra (Composer)
|Work Title||Bachianas brasileiras No.4|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||W264 (piano); W424 (orchestra)|
|Year/Date of Composition||1930-41 (original); 1942 (orchestral version)|
|First Performance||Original version - 1939-11-27|
José Vieira Brandão (piano)
Orchestral version - 1942-07-15 in Rio de Janeiro
Villa-Lobos (conductor) ; Orquesta do Teatro Municipal
|First Publication||Original version (W264): 1941|
Orchestral version (W424): 1953
|Average Duration||24 minutes|
|Composer Time Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Original (W264): Piano|
Orchestral version (W424): 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1 english horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, timpani, bass drum, tam-tam, xylophone, celesta, strings