Symphony #03

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W152
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The Third Symphony, written in 1919, is subtitled A Guerra, The War.

  • Allegro quasi giusto (A vida e o labor)
  • Como scherzo (Intrigas e cochichos)
  • Lento e marcial (Sofrimento)
  • Allegro impetuoso (A batalha)
Instrumentation: 

Orchestra & SATB chorusorquestra: pic, 2fl, 2ob, c ing, 2cl(Bb), cl baixo, 3fg, cfg, 4cor, 4trp(Bb), 4trb, tuba, 4tímp, tam-tam, pratos, matracas, 2bombos, 2caixas, cel, 2hp, pf e cordas fanfarra: pequeno bug(Eb), 2bug(Bb), 4cornetas, 4trb, 2altos(Eb), 2baixos(Bb), 2contrabaixos(Bb) e 2 contrabaixos(Eb)

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Performances: 

The first performance of the movements 1 & 2 was in Rio de Janeiro in 1919.  The premiere of the whole work was in Buenos Aires in 1920.  The work was also performed at a famous concert at the Theatro Municipal in 1922. There are only a few performances of the Symphonies in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database.

Category: 
Orchestral Works