Bachianas brasileiras No.3, W388 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos (Composer)

 Complete score (CA)
#38371 - 4.08MB, 78 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- 10/49/30

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Daphnis (2009/8/29)




First edition

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Ricordi & Co., 1953. Plate N.Y. 1945.


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General Information

Work Title Bachianas brasileiras No.3
Alternative Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue Number W388
Movements/Sections 4 movements:
1. Prelúdio (Ponteio)
2. Fantasia (Devaneio)
3. Ária (Modinha)
4. Tocata (Picapau)
Year/Date of Composition 1938
First Performance 1947-02-19 in New York
José Vieira Brandão (piano) ; Villa-Lobos (conductor) ; CBS Orchestra
First Publication 1953 (reduction only)
Dedication Mindinha
Average Duration 24 minutes
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piano (solo), 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1 english horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 tuba, timpani, bass drum, tam-tam, xylophone, strings
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