New York Skyline Melody, W407, 408 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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 Complete Score (W407)
#273484 - 0.30MB, 4 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/C/30 - 1326x

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KGill (2013/3/16)

PMLP443929-HVL-NYSL-original.pdf
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First edition

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Max Eschig, 1957. Plate M.E. 6822.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title New York Skyline Melody
Alternative Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue Number W407 (original version) ; W408 (orchestral arrangement)
Movements/Sections 1
Year/Date of Composition 1939
First Publication 1957 - Paris: Max Eschig (W407)
Average Duration 4 minutes
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation W407: Piano
W408: Orchestra - 2 flutes, oboe, English horn, clarinet, alto saxophone, bassoon, 3 horns, trumpet (C), trombone, timpani, tam-tam, wood block, cymbals, triangle, xylophone, vibraphone, celesta, harp, strings
Extra Information The melody of this piece was taken from a photograph of the Manhattan skyline using the procedure known as millimetrization. This technique was first used by Villa-Lobos in an earlier short piano piece titled Melodia da montanha.
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