Chôros No.9, W232 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)



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Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1987. Plate M. E. 8624.
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Work Title Chôros n. 9
Alternative. Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W232
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 98
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929-42
First Performance. 1942/10/24 at the Theatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro
Orquestra Sinfônica do Theatro Municipal, Heitor Villa-Lobos (Conductor)
First Publication. 1987 – Paris: Max Eschig
Average DurationAvg. Duration 28 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (tam-tam, bombo, tambor, tambor surdo, camisão (large and small), pio, triangle, reco-reco, tartaruga, cax, cho (metal and wood), xylophone, vibraphone), celesta, 2 harps, strings
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Recorded February 1945 by Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York; Heitor Villa-Lobos, cond. (2 sound discs: analog, 33⅓ rpm, monaural, 16 in. Américas Unidas: matrix CH413 and CH416. Distributed electrical transcription recordings, with labels and announcements for Spanish-speaking audiences. Also includes Chôros No. 8.)