New York Skyline Melody, W407, 408 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)
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Paris: Max Eschig, 1957. Plate M.E. 6822.
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|Work Title||New York Skyline Melody|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||W407 (original version) ; W408 (orchestral arrangement)|
|Year/Date of Composition||1939|
|First Publication||1957 - Paris: Max Eschig (W407)|
|Average Duration||4 minutes|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
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.|