This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1922, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments), nor in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
|Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's||4 or 5|
|Composition Year||1908-23; 1948|
|Genre Categories||; ; ;|
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|Work Title||Suite populaire brésilienne|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||W020|
|Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's||4 or 5
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1908-23; 1948|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Extra Information||The form of this work as it is known today was developed around 1948 when Villa-Lobos decided to return to a project that he had worked on from 1923-28 to compile several pieces he had written earlier into a suite. The original version from the 1920s consisted of only four movements, while the 1948 one that was eventually published in 1955 contains the familiar five. The bulk of the differences between these versions can be summarized as follows: