Uirapuru, W133 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)
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|Year/Date of Composition||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)
|Average Duration||W133: 14 minutes|
|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|
Based on the legend of the enchanted bird.