New York Skyline Melody, W407, 408 (Villa-Lobos, Heitor)

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Performer Pages Roberto Szidon (piano)
Publisher Info. Angel, 1964. 3 CBX-385.
Misc. Notes Source: Instituto Piano Brasileiro
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1957. Plate M.E. 6822.
Misc. Notes No registration or renewal of US copyright found.
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General Information

Work Title New York Skyline Melody
Alternative. Title
Composer Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W407 (original version) ; W408 (orchestral arrangement)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHV 48
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1939
First Publication. 1957 - Paris: Max Eschig (W407)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation W407: Piano
W408: Orchestra - 2 flutes, oboe, English horn, clarinet, alto saxophone, bassoon, 3 horns, trumpet (C), trombone, timpani, tam-tam, wood block, cymbals, triangle, xylophone, vibraphone, celesta, harp, strings
Extra Information The melody of this piece was taken from a photograph of the Manhattan skyline using the procedure known as millimetrization. This technique was first used by Villa-Lobos in an earlier short piano piece titled Melodia da montanha.