Piano concerto #3

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W512
Year Composed: 

Category:

Dedicated to pianist Arnaldo Estrela.

  1. Allegro non troppo
  2. Andante con moto
  3. Scherzo (Vivace)
  4. Allegro vivace (decisivo) 

This work was written in 1948, according to Appleby (1988).  But according to Villa-Lobos: Sua Obra (1989), it was begun in 1952 and finished in 1957.

Instrumentation: 

Piano & orchestra

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1984. Concerto no 3 pour piano & orchestre. Paris: Editions Max Eschig. The autograph scores (154 pp. & 66 pp.) are in the Museu Villa-Lobos.

Performances: 

Premiere performance: Arnaldo Estrella was the soloist, with Eleazar de Carvalho conducting the Orchestra of the Teatro Municipal, Aug. 24, 1957.None of the piano concertos is very popular in live performance.  As of February 2012, there are only one or two performances of each of the piano concertos in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database

Category: 
Concertos