Chôros No.3, W206 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Eschig, 1928. Plate M.E. 2316.
Reprinted Paris: Eschig, 1954.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Eschig, n.d.(ca.1928). Plate M.E. 2317 & M.E. 5132.
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General Information

Work Title Chôros No.3
Alternative. Title Picapau
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W206
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 20
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1925
First Performance. 1925-11-30 in São Paulo
(Appleby gives the following: 1927-12-05 in Paris - Cazuhac ; Poimbeuf ; G. Dherin ; Entraigue ; Penable ; Marquette ; Dervaux ; Ribert Siohan (conductor))
First Publication. 1928
Dedication Tarsila and Oswaldo de Andrade
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Clarinet, Saxophone (E), Bassoon, 3 Horns, Trombone, Male Choir (TTBarB)
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Inscribed as 'Dedicated to the sonorous atmosphere of the primitive music of the aborigines of the states of Matto Grosso and Goias'. Based on the theme 'Nozani-ná' from the Pareci Indians (as collected by Edgar Roquette-Pinto, from Mato Grosso, see Canções típicas brasileiras, W158).