Bendita sabedoria

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W543
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Bendita sabedoria = The Blessed Wisdom

Six chorales to the words of the Bible.  Villa-Lobos wrote the work in Paris in 1958, at the suggestion of Carelton Sprague Smith.  It's dedicated to New York University, where it received its premiere.

Adagio (Sapientia Foris Predicat)
Andantino (Vas Pretiosum)
Quasi Allegretto (Principium Sapientiae)
Allegro (Vir Sapiens Fortis Est)
Andante (Beatus Homo)
Largo (Dexteram Tuam) 

Instrumentation: 

For a cappella mixed chorus.

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1958. Bendita Sabedoria: seis corais a capela : côro misto a 6 vozes. Paris: M. Eschig.

Bendita Sabedoria

Heitor Villa-Lobos
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Performances: 

Premiere: 2/12/58, New York University. College Chorus; Maurice Press, director

Category: 
Choral Works