Fantasia for cello and orchestra

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W454
Year Composed: 

Category:

Fantasia for cello and orchestra

  1. Largo
  2. Molto Vivace
  3. Allegro Expressivo 

This work is dedicated to Serge Koussevitzky.  It was written, according to Villa-Lobos: Sua Obra (1989), in New York in January 1945.

Instrumentation: 

Cello & orchestra

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1954. Fantasia, for violoncello and orchestra. New York: Associated Music Publishers. The autograph score (114 pp.) is in the Museu Villa-Lobos. This is one of the first scores to be published in the Villa-Lobos Digital project of the Academia Brasileira da Música.  

Performances: 

The premiere was on October 8, 1946.  Ibere Gomes Grosso was the cellist, and Villa-Lobos conducted the Orquestra do Teatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro.

Category: 
Concertos