Chôros No.8, W208 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Eschig, 1928. Plate M.E. 2300.
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General Information

Work Title Chôros No.8
Alternative. Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W208
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 24
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1925
First Performance. 1927-10-24 in Paris, Salle Gaveau
Aline van Barentzen (piano) ; Tomás Teran (piano) ; Villa-Lobos (conductor) ; Concerts Colonne Orchestra
First Publication. 1928
Dedication Tomás Teran
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 pianos, orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, english horn, 4 clarinets, bass clarinet, saxophone, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (tam-tam, xylophone, triangle, bass drum, cymbals, tambor de campanha, caixa, chocalhos de metal, reco, caraxa, caracaxá, puita, matraca), 2 harps, celesta, strings
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