String Quartet #09

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W457
Year Composed: 

Category:

The 9th String Quartet was written in Rio in 1945, and dedicated to Mindinha.

Movements:

  1. Allegro
  2. Andantino vagaroso
  3. Allegro poco moderato - con bravura
  4. Molto allegro 

"This quartet without key signatures can loosely be designated 'atonal'." - David Nelson, from his liner notes to the Marco Polo disc including this work.

Instrumentation: 

String Quartet

Scores: 

Published by Southern Music Publishers, New York.The score and parts are available from Peermusic.

Performances: 

The premiere was in London in 1947.There are two records in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database for this String Quartet as of August 2009. 

Category: 
Chamber Music