String Quartet #17

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W537
Year Composed: 

Category:

The 17th String Quartet was written in 1957, and dedicated to Mindinha.

Movements:

  1. Allegro non troppo
  2. Molto lento
  3. Scherzo
  4. Allegro vivace
Instrumentation: 

String Quartet

Scores: 

Published by Max Eschig, Paris.Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1977. Dix-septieme quatuor a cordes (2 violons, alto, violoncelle). Paris: Editions M. Eschig. 

Performances: 

The premiere performance was on October 16, 1959, by the Budapest Quartet in Washington DC.There are seven records in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database for this String Quartet as of August 2011. 

Category: 
Chamber Music