Piano concerto #1

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W453
Year Composed: 

Category:

Commissioned by the Canadian pianist Ellen Ballon.

  1. Allegro
  2. Allegro (poco scherzando)
  3. Andante
  4. Allegro non troppo 

Thesis: Concerto para piano e orquestra n 1 de Villa-Lobos: um estudo analítico-interpretativo, by Raimundo Mentor de Melo Fortes Filho

Fortes Filho, Raimundo Mentor de Melo, and Diana Santiago. "A politonalidade no concerto nº 1 para piano e orquestra de Villa-Lobos." in Anais do Simpósio de Pesquisa em Música (January 1, 2004). 

Instrumentation: 

Piano & orchestra

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1984. Concerto no 1 pour piano & orchestre. Paris: Editions Max Eschig. The autograph scores (211 pp. & 94 pp.) are in the Museu Villa-Lobos.

Performances: 

Premiere performance: Oct. 11, 1946, at the Teatro Municipal in Rio, with soloist Ellen Ballon.None of the piano concertos is very popular in live performance.  As of February 2010, there are only a few performances of these works in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database.

Category: 
Concertos