Piano concerto #2

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W487
Year Composed: 

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This work was written in Rio de Janeiro in 1948, and is dedicated to João de Souza Lima.

  1. Vivo
  2. Lento
  3. Cadência (quasi Allegro) 
  4. Allegro

Tom Jobim had a copy of Villa’s 2nd Piano Concerto score (two piano reduction by Villa-Lobos).  The score is included in the Jobim DSpace archive at the Instituto Antonio Carlos Jobim.

concerto 

Instrumentation: 

Piano & orchestra

Scores: 

Published by Max Eschig, Paris.

The autograph scores (211 pp. & 94 pp.) are in the Museu Villa-Lobos.

Performances: 

First performance: April 21, 1950, with João de Souza Lima, at the Teatro Municipal, Rio.

None of the piano concertos is very popular in live performance.  As of August 2009, there are only a few performances of the concertos in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database

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Concertos