Duo for violin & viola

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W463
Year Composed: 

Category:

Written in Rio in 1946, this work is dedicated to Paulina d'Ambrozio.  But Villa-Lobos: Sua Obra (1989) gives the composition date as 1947.

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro agitato
Instrumentation: 

Violin & viola

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1947. Duo for violin and viola. New York: Music Press. The autograph score (16 pp.) is in the Museu Villa-Lobos.

Performances: 

The work had its first performance in New York in Feburary 1948, with Lillian & Joseph Fuchs playing the two parts.There are eight records in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database as of September 2011.

Category: 
Chamber Music