Uirapuru, W133 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Associated Music Publishers, 1948. Plate A.M.P. 194641.
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Work Title Uirapuru
Alternative. Title Uirapurú
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W133
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1917
First Performance. 1935-05-25 in Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón (on the occasion of the visit of Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas)
Villa-Lobos (conductor) ; Orchestra and Ballet of the Teatro Colón ; Nemanoff (choreography)
First Publication. 1948
Dedication Serge Lifar
Average DurationAvg. Duration W133: 14 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns (F), 3 cornets (B), 3 trombones, tuba, soprano saxophone (B), percussion (timpani, xylophone, glockenspiel, chimes, côco, tamborim, tambor surdo, cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam), réco-réco, 2 harps, celesta, piano, violinophone, and strings
Also available in piano reduction
Extra Information Although W448 bears the same title, it is an unrelated work

Misc. Comments

Based on the legend of the enchanted bird.