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Bachianas Brasilieras no. 3 : [conductor's score]

Item is a copy of an autograph version of Heitor Villa-Lobos' Bachianas Brasileiras No. 3, including performance notes. The score was reproduced and bound by Independent Music Publishers of New York City.

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Brochure for Independent World Commission on the Oceans

File contains an informational and promotional brochure for the Independent World Commission on the Oceans (IWCO). Includes reproductions of children's drawings of the ocean. Brochure also contains background information (in French) on the Commission and it's membership, and on the second plenary session to be held in Rio de Janerio (July 1996).

Concerto for piano and orchestra : [performance guidelines]

File includes liner notes, recording timing notes, and notes for corrections to the score, all for the recording of Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto. The liner notes were written by Ralph Gustafson, a friend of Villa-Lobos and Ellen Ballon, to whom the concerto is dedicated and who performed the concerto for its recording in 1948. The concerto was written in Rio de Janeiro in 1945. The file includes directions for transcribing Villa-Lobos' piano concerto from the records of its American premiere in Dallas, Texas with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Antal Dorati.

Concerto para piano e orquestra

Subseries contains scores and parts for Villa-Lobos's first piano concerto, dedicated to Ellen Ballon. It includes the autograph manuscript, copies of the manuscript, a two-piano reduction of the concerto, and parts for each of the orchestral instruments (piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, timpani, tam-tam, triangle, bass drum, harp, strings). The concerto premiered on October 11, 1946 at the Teatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, featuring Ellen Ballon as the piano soloist with Heitor Villa-Lobos conducting the Orquestra do Teatro Municipal. The score and orchestral parts were presumably used at the premiere performance as well as a few subsequent performances, indicated on several of the individual instrumental parts.

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Concerto para piano e orquestra : celesta

Item is the celesta part for Heitor Villa Lobos' first piano concerto, dedicated to Ellen Ballon. The part was copied by Fran Averede. The instrumentation has been crossed out in pencil and re-labelled "harpa" (harp).
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