Bachianas brasileiras No.8, W444 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1969. Plate M.E.7414.
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General Information

Work Title Bachianas brasileiras No.8
Alternative. Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W444
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 102
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Prelúdio
  2. Ária (Modinha)
  3. Tocata (Catira batida)
  4. Fuga
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1944
First Performance. 1947
First Publication. 1969
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22 min.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet,
2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba,
timpani, tam-tam, xylophone, 3 madeiras (wood blocks; low, medium, high),
tarol (side drum; deep and narrow), bass drum, celesta, strings