Francette et Pià, W237, 552 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1929. Plates M.E. 2282-2291.
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General Information

Work Title Francette et Pià
Alternative. Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W237 (original) ; W552 (orchestral transcription)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 39
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 pieces: (no.6 not included in W552)
  1. Piá veio a França (Pià est venu en France)
  2. Piá viu Francette (Pià a vu Francette)
  3. Piá falou a Francette (Pià a parle à Francette)
  4. Piá e Francette brincam (Pià et Francette jouent ensemble)
  5. Francette ficou zangada (Francette est fachée)
  6. Piá foi para a guerra (Pià est parti pour la guerre)
  7. Francette ficou triste (Francette est triste)
  8. Piá voltou da guerra (Pià revint de la guerre)
  9. Francette ficou contente (Francette est contente)
  10. Francette e Piá brincam para sempre (Francette et Pià jouent pour toujours)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929 (W237)
1958 (W552)
First Performance. 1961-11-23 in Rio de Janeiro (W552)
Orquestra Sinfônica Nacional of the Rádio Ministério da Educação e Cultura, cond. Alceu Bocchino
First Publication. 1929 - Paris: Max Eschig
Average DurationAvg. Duration W237: 16 minutes
W552: 22 minutes (?)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation W237: Piano (no.10 is for piano 4 hands)
W552: Orchestra - piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, timpani, coconut, tam-tam, basque drum, provence drum, reco-reco, bass drum, caixa clara, cymbals, matraca, triangle, small bells, chocalho, celesta, harp, strings
Extra Information Commissioned by Max Eschig for the Paris Conservatory students of Marguerite Long.