Danças características africanas, W085 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)
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First edition (reprint)
Rio de Janeiro: Casa Arthur Napoleão, 1920. Plate 7977.
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1996.
|Work Title||Danças características africanas|
|Alternative Title||African Folk Dances|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||W085 ; Opp.47, 57, 65|
|Year/Date of Composition||1914-5|
|First Performance||1. Friburgo, Teatro Dona Eugênia - Lucilia Villa-Lobos|
2. Rubens Figueiredo (or Ernâni Braga?)
3. 1917-11-17 in Rio de Janeiro, Salão Nobre - Nininha Veloso Guerra
|Dedication||2. Ernâni Braga|
3. Nininha Veloso Guerra
|Average Duration||12 minutes|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
Based on themes of the Caripunas Indians (from Mato Grosso).