Fantasia em Três Movimentos

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W550
Year Composed: 

Category:

Fantasia em Três Movimentos (in the form of choros)

  1. Andante
  2. Allegretto (scherzando)
  3. Molto Allegro 

According to Villa-Lobos: Sua Obra, 1989,  this work was written in Canada.  It was commissioned by the American Wind Symphony, and is dedicated to Mindinha.

Instrumentation: 

"Wind orchestra"

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1959. Fantasy in three movements in form of a chôros, for wind orchestra. The American Wind Symphony editions. New York: C.F. Peters. You can purchase the score from The American Wind Symphony Orchestra shop. The 82 page autograph score is in the Museu Villa-Lobos.

Recordings: 

The premiere recording comes from UPenn:

There's now a new recording from Brazil:

Performances: 

The premiere performance was in Pittsburgh, on June 26, 1958, with Robert Austin Boudreau conducting the American Wind Symphony.As of November 2009, there are three records of performances of this work in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database

Category: 
Choros
Orchestral Works
Band Works