Carnaval das Crianças

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W157
Year Composed: 

Category:

Carnival das crianças

Eight scenes are included in this suite of children's Carnival pieces:

  1. O Chicote do diabinho (The Whip of the Little Devil)
  2. A Manha de Pierrette (Pierrette's Morning)
  3. Os Guizos de Moninozinho (Little Red Riding Hood's Bell)
  4. As Peripecias do trapeirozinho (The Sufferings of the Little Ragpicker)
  5. A Gaita de um precoce fantasiado (The Little Jester's Shepherd's Pipe)
  6. As Traquinces do mascarado mignon(The Tricks of the Little Masker)
  7. A Folia de um bloco infantil (The Frolics of a Band of Children)
  8. O ginete de Pierrozinho (Little Pierrot's Horse)

These works were re-written and arranged into a one-movement piece for piano and orchestra, Momoprécoce.

The score of Carnival das crianças is available at the IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library.

O ginete de Pierrozinho was one of the works included in the program of the Semana de Arte Moderna

Instrumentation: 

Solo piano

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1922. Carnival das crianças: colleção de 8 peças. Rio de Janeiro: Casa Arthur Napoleão.

Carnival das criancas is included in the invaluable collection  The Piano Music Of Heitor Villa-Lobos:

      The Piano Music Of Heitor Villa-Lobos  By Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). Collection for solo piano. Music For Millions: Volume 62. 166 pages. Published by Amsco. (MS.AM41732)
 

 

The score is available at IMSLP.org.

Performances: 

Only a few performances of the work in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database.

Category: 
Piano Works