Suite for Voice and Violin

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W195
Year Composed: 

Category:

The text in the first section is by Mario de Andrade.  The soprano merely hums in the second section.

  1. A menina e a cancao
  2. Quero ser alegre
  3. Sertaneja

The last section was arranged by Villa-Lobos for voice, violins & violas (W195).

Instrumentation: 

Soprano and violin

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor. 1923. Suite para canto e violino, Eschig, Paris, 1923.

Recordings: 

Soprano Jill Gomez and violinist Peter Manning perform the Suite as a special bonus on the excellent CD The Pleeth Cello Octet play Villa-Lobos.  It's excellent to have this important Hyperion disc re-released on the budget Helios label.

Performances: 

This is becoming a very popular work in concert; there are twenty records in the Villa-Lobos Concerts database as of February 2013.

Category: 
Chamber Music