Historietas = Historiettes

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W164
Year Composed: 

Category:

Originally written for voice & orchestra (W164), Villa-Lobos adapted the piece for voice & piano (W165).  Appleby (1988) gives the composition date as 1919, while Villa-Lobos: Sua Obra (1989) says 1920.

  1. Solidão (Solitude) - words by Ribeiro Couto
  2. Lune d'octobre - Ronald de Carvalho
  3. Novelozinho de linha (Le petit peloton de fil) - Manual Bandeira
  4. Hermione et les bergers - Albert Samain
  5. Jouis sans retard car vite s'écoule la vie - Ronald de Carvalho
  6. Le marché - Albert Samain 

Dedicated to Vera Janacópulos

Instrumentation: 

Voice & orchestra (W164)Voice & piano (W165)

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor, Rui Ribeiro Couto, Ronald de Carvalho, Manuel Bandeira, and Albert Victor Samain. 1997. Historietas: for voice and piano. Master vocal series. Boca Raton, Fla: Masters Music Publications.

Performances: 

The premiere was on October 21, 1921, in Rio de Janeiro, with Maria Emma, contralto, and Lucilia Villa-Lobos, piano.

Category: 
Vocal Works