String Quartet #06

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W399
Year Composed: 

Category:

The sixth String Quartet was written in Rio in 1938, and dedicated to Orlando Frederico.

Movements:

  1. Poco animato
  2. Allegretto
  3. Andante quasi adagio
  4. Allegro vivace

Listen to the beautiful 3rd movement, played by the String Quartet of Buenos Aires.

Instrumentation: 

String Quartet

Scores: 

Associated Music Publishers, New York

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1948. String quartet no. 6. New York: Associated Music Publishers. 

Performances: 

The premiere of this work was on November 30, 1943, in Rio de Janeiro, with the Quarteto Haydn.

There are eight records in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database as of May 2011.

Category: 
Chamber Music