Momoprecoce, W240, 259 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos

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KGill (2013/3/16)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1934. Plate M.E. 3063.
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General Information

Work Title Momoprecoce
Alternative. Title Mômo precoce : fantaisie pour piano et orchestre sur le "Carnaval des enfants brésiliens" : (1919) ; Fantasia (W259 subtitle)
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W240 (original version) ; W259 (band transcription)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 47
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929 (W240) ; 1931 (W259)
First Performance. 1929, Amsterdam (W240)
Magda Tagliaferro (piano) ; Pierre Monteux (cond.)

1931, Teatro Municipal, São Paulo (W259)

First Publication. 1934 - Paris: Max Eschig (reduction of W240)
Dedication Magda Tagliaferro (W240)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 18 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation W240: Piano (solo) + Orchestra - piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet, alto saxophone, bassoon, 3 horns, trumpet (C), trombone, timpani, tambor, tambor de basque, tamborim de campagne, caixa, tambor infantil, bass drum, chocalho infantil, chocalho (metal and wood), reco, strings
W259: Piano, band
Extra Information This work is an elaborated arrangement, condensed into a single movement, of the earlier piano work Carnaval das crianças, W157.

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Why do we have the title as one word, when the 1929 manuscript score has it as two (and why do we omit the accent)?