Tiradentes

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W409, W410
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The text is by Viriato Correa, and the music is by "Epaminondas Villalba Filho" - a pseudonym of Villa-Lobos.

This work refers to the Brazilian independence martyr Tiradentes. See this post at The Villa-Lobos Magazine.

Villa-Lobos: Sua Obra, 2009 lists the year of composition as 1939, but the score in Canto Orfeônico says "Rio 1938".

Instrumentation: 

Voice and piano (W409)Voice, mixed chorus, and harpsichord (W410)Solo voice + SATB

Scores: 

Included in the first volume of Canto Orfeônico.

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Performances: 

The premiere was 14/11/39, Rio de Janeiro - Theatro Municipal. Orquestra Sinfônica do Theatro Municipal; Orfeão dos Professores do Distrito Federal; Heitor Villa-Lobos, conductor.

Category: 
Vocal Works