String Quartet No.7, W435 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Unknown
Daphnis (2014/6/3)

Publisher. Info. New York: Associated Music Publishers, 1956. Plate AMP-95577-112.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.7
Alternative. Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W435
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Scherzo - Allegro vivace
  4. Allegro giusto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1942, Rio
First Performance. 1945-05-30
First Publication. 1956, Rio, Teatro Municipale
Quarteto Borgerth
Dedication Quarteto Borgerth
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35–40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello
External Links Villa-Lobos site (IU)

Misc. Comments

Hrm, this is the lengthy one (coupled with quartet 2 on Marco Polo).