String Quartet #08

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W446
Year Composed: 

Category:

The 8th String Quartet was written in Rio in 1944, and dedicated to the Quarteto Iacovino.

Movements:

  1. Allegro
  2. Lento
  3. Scherzo - Vivace
  4. Quasi allegro
Instrumentation: 

String Quartet

Scores: 

Published by Ricordi, Milan.Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1949. VIII. quarteto: per violino I, violino II, viola e violoncello. Milano: Ricordi

Performances: 

The premiere performance was by the Quarteto Iacovino, on September 5, 1946, in Rio.There are four records in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database for this String Quartet as of August 2009. 

Category: 
Chamber Music