Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887-1959

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1887-03-05
Death 1959-11-17
Brazilians

Biographical notes:

Composed 1937, part of the 2nd of 4 film suites. Suite no. 2 first performed 11 October 1946, orchestra conducted by the composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Impressão moura : from Descobrimento do Brasil / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56349185

Composed 1932, originally as a children's ballet for a youth concert. First performance Rio de Janeiro, 23 November 1932, Burle Marx conductor. Suite extracted later, in the form of a symphonic poem.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Caixinha de bôas-festas, on [i.e. ou], Vitrine encantada : bailado infantil / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56349160

Braziian musician and one of the foremost Latin-American composers of the 20th century.

From the description of TLS : Rio de Janeiro, Brasil to Serge Koussevitzky, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1946 Aug. 13. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 51174125

Composed 1930 for the Philharmonic Orchestra of Rio de Janeiro. First performance Rio de Janeiro, 12 September 1932, Philharmonic Orchestra of Rio de Janeiro, Burle Marx conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Bachianas brasileiras, no. 1 : para orquestra de violoncellos / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56333126

The 3rd of a 4 movement work originally composed for piano solo 1930-1936. This arrangement made by the composer 1941. First performance with no. 2, (Coral) New York, 6 June 1942, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Burle Marx conductor. This movement dedicated to Sylvio Salema. For the other movements see callnos.: 1865s, 3735 and 3737, respectively.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Bachianas brasileiras, no. 4. Aria = Cantiga / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56333142

The 2nd of a 4 movement work originally composed for piano solo 1930-1936. This arrangement made by the composer 1941. First performance with no. 3, (Aria) New York, 6 June 1942, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Burle Marx conductor. This movement dedicated to José Vieira Brandão. For the other movements see callnos.: 1865s, 3736 and 3737, respectively.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Bachianas brasileiras, no. 4. Coral : Canto do sertao / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56333133

The 4th of a 4 movement work originally composed for piano solo 1930-1936. This arrangement made by the composer 1941. First performance of no. 2 (Coral) & no. 3, (Aria) New York, 6 June 1942, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Burle Marx conductor. For the other movements see callnos.: 1865s, 3735 and 3736, respectively.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Bachianas brasileiras, no. 4. Dansa : Mindinho / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56333145

The 1st of a 4-movement work composed originally for piano solo, 1930-1936. This arrangement by the composer 1942. First performance of nos. 2 (Coral) & 3 (Aria) New York, 6 June 1942, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Burle Marx conductor. This movement dedicated to Tomás Toran. For other movements see callnos.: 3735, 3736 and 3737, respectively.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Bachianas brasileiras, no. 4 : para instrumentos de corda. Preludio = Introduçao / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56333130

First performance 30th July 1919, in Rio de Janeiro, the composer conducting. Villa-Lobos revised this symphony several times. This version lacks the "Lento e marcial (Sofrimento)" movement listed in some reference sources as the third movement and does not have a chorus part.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of 3ème symphonie / H. Villa-Lobos. 1919. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 244486198

Composed 1912. First performance 31 July 1915, orchestra conducted by Françisco Braga, to whom the work is dedicated.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Suite : para instrumentos de cordas / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56349205

Brazilian composer.

From the description of Serésta (No 1) / Pobre céga ... / Poesia de / Alvaro Moreyra / H. Villa-Lobos / Rio, 1926. 20/1/1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270570103

From the description of Uirapurú (The Magic Bird) / (O Passaro Encantado) / (Bailado Brasileiro) / de / H. Villa-Lobos / Rio, 1917 orquestraçao reformada em 1934 / (A Serge Lifar). 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270570107

From the description of "Descobrimento do Brasil" / (Sobre as cantas de P. Vaz Caminha) / 3a Suite H. Villa-Lobos / (Rio, 1937). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270570099

Composed 1930. First performance Venice, 1937.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Bachianas brasileiras, no. 2 : para orquestra de camera / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56333129

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Subjects:

  • Ballet--Scores and parts
  • String orchestra music--Scores and parts
  • Fantasia
  • Ballets--Piano scores
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with orchestra--Scores
  • Toccatas--Scores
  • Symphonies--Scores and parts
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Insects--Songs and music
  • Part songs, Portuguese
  • Chamber orchestra music--Scores
  • String orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs with orchestra--Vocal scores with piano
  • String octets (Violoncellos (8))--Scores and parts
  • Violoncello and piano music, Arranged--Score
  • Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra--Scores
  • Sextets (Flute, oboe, saxophone, guitar, harp, celesta)--Scores
  • Symphonic poems (Chorus with orchestra)--Vocal scores with piano
  • Cats--Songs and music
  • Guitar--Studies and exercises
  • Choruses, Secular (Treble voices, 2 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Concertos (Piano)--Scores
  • Horses--Songs and music
  • Sonatas (Violoncello and piano)--Scores
  • Ballets--Scores
  • Concertos (Guitar)--Scores
  • Motion picture music--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Villa--Lobos, Heitor--Autographs
  • Ballets--Vocal scores with piano
  • Villa--Lobos, Heitor--Manuscripts
  • Songs with piano, Arranged--Manuscripts--Facsimiles--Scores
  • Orchestral music--Scores
  • Concertos (Bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe with band)--Scores
  • Motion picture music--Excerpts--Scores
  • Tupi Indians--Folklore--Drama
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Treble voices, 3 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Music
  • Chamber orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Vocal duets with chamber orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Overtures--Scores and parts
  • Latin American music
  • Instrumental ensembles, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Violin with orchestra--Scores
  • Suites (String orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • Suites (Vocal duets with chamber orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • Suites (Piano)--Excerpts
  • Vocalises (High voice) with violin
  • Piano music
  • Cantatas, Secular--Vocal scores with piano
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Holidays--Songs and music
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Suites--Excerpts--Scores
  • Songs with piano
  • Violoncello ensembles--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) unaccompanied
  • Symphonic poems--Scores
  • Piano with orchestra--Scores

Occupations:

  • Composers

Places:

  • Brazil (as recorded)
  • Brazil (as recorded)