Bachianas brasileiras No.2, W247, 250-252, 254, 568, 569 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Performer Pages Orchestre national de France (orchestra)
Heitor Villa-Lobos (conductor)
Publisher Info. Angel, 1958. 35547.
Misc. Notes Source: Internet Archive
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1949. Plate 129643.
Misc. Notes Oddly high plate number. See Ricordi plate table.
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Work Title Bachianas brasileiras No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W247 (original) ; W250, 251, 254, 568 (cello and piano) ; W252, 569 (piano solo)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Prel√ļdio (O canto do capad√≥cio)
  2. √Āria (O canto da nossa terra)
  3. Dansa (Lembrança do sertão)
  4. Toccata (O trenzinho do caipira)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930
First Performance. 1934-09-03 in Venice (at the Festival Internacional de Veneza)
Dimitri Mitropoulos (conductor)
First Publication. 1949
Dedication Arminda Neves d' Almeida (1901-1985)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
flute, oboe, clarinet, 2 saxophones (tenor, baritone), bassoon, contrabassoon
2 horns, trombone, timpani
percussion (ganz√°, chocalho, pandeira, reco, matraca, caixa, triangle, cymbals, tam-tam, bass drum)
celesta, piano, strings