Cello Concerto #1

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Grande Concerto para Violoncello (no. 1)

  1. Allegro con brio
  2. Tempo de Gavota Moderato
  3. Allegro Moderato

Thesis: Leek, Eleanor Sara. 1945. Grand concerto pour violoncelle et orchestre by Villa-Lobos. Thesis (M.M.)--University of Rochester, 1945.

Appleby (1988) gives the composition date as 1913, but according to Villa-Lobos: Sua Obra (1989) it was composed in 1915.

See this post at The Villa-Lobos Magazine for a video of Cello Concerto #2.

Instrumentation: 

Cello & orchestra

Scores: 

The autograph scores (71 pp. & 68 pp.) are in the Museu Villa-Lobos.

Performances: 

Premiere: Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro, December 1, 1922, Newton Padua, cello, Heitor Villa-Lobos, conductor.

Category: 
Concertos