Danças características africanas, W085 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Rio de Janeiro: Casa Arthur Napoleão, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate 7977.
Reprinted Mineola: Dover Publications, 1996.
Misc. Notes No plate number.
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General Information

Work Title Danças características africanas
Alternative. Title African Folk Dances
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W085 ; Opp.47, 57, 65
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 31
Key Various:
1. G minor (ends in C major)
2. A minor
3. A minor (ends in C major)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 pieces:
1. Farrapós, Op.47 (Dança dos moços)
2. Kankukus, Op.57 (Dança dos velhos)
3. Kankikis, Op.65
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914-5
First Performance. 1. Friburgo, Teatro Dona Eugênia - Lucilia Villa-Lobos
2. Rubens Figueiredo (or Ernâni Braga?)
3. 1917-11-17 in Rio de Janeiro, Salão Nobre - Nininha Veloso Guerra
First Publication. 1920
Dedication 2. Ernâni Braga
3. Nininha Veloso Guerra
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano

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