String Quartet #07

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W435
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The seventh String Quartet was written in Rio in 1942, and dedicated to the Quarteto Borgerth.

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Prof. Tarasti speaks very highly of this work: "In many respects it is an exceptional case in the whole series....  It could almost be considered a symphony arranged for quartet."  - Tarasti (1995), p. 309.

Movements:

  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Scherzo - Allegro vivace
  4. Allegro giusto
Instrumentation: 

String Quartet

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Published by Associated Music Publishers Inc., New York.Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1981. Seizième quatuor à cordes (2 violons, alto, violoncelle). Paris: M. Eschig.   

Performances: 

The Quarteto Borgerth performed this work for the first time at the Teatro Municipal in Rio, on May 30, 1945.There are seven records in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database as of August 2009.

Category: 
Chamber Music