Symphony #08

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W499
Year Composed: 

Category:

Dedicated to Olin Downes.

  1. Andante
  2. Lento assai
  3. Allegretto scherzando
  4. Allego giusto 

Speaking of Downes, see this post about his review at Tumbling Villa-Lobos.

Instrumentation: 

Orchestra

2pic, 2fl, 2ob, c ing, 2cl(Bb), cl baixo, 2fg, cfg, 4cor, 4trp(Bb), 4 trb, tuba, tímp, tam-tam, pratos, xil, cel, 2hp, pf e cordas

Scores: 

The autograph score (133 pp.) is in the Museu Villa-Lobos.

Performances: 

The premiere was at Carnegie Hall in NY on 18/01/55, with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Villa-Lobos.

There are only a few performances of the Symphonies in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database.

Category: 
Orchestral Works