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Primary Sources and Editions of Suite Popular Brasileira, Choros No. 1, and Five Preludes, by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Title: Primary Sources and Editions of Suite Popular Brasileira, Choros No. 1, and Five Preludes, by Heitor Villa-Lobos: A Comparative Survey of Differences.
Name(s): Meirinhos, Eduardo, author
Kite-Powell, Jeffery, professor directing treatise
Holzman, Bruce, committee member
Ryan, Pamela, committee member
Chapo, Eliot, committee member
College of Music, degree granting department
Florida State University, degree granting institution
Type of Resource: text
Genre: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2002
Publisher: Florida State University
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Florida
Physical Form: computer
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The topic of this treatise is a comparison between autograph manuscripts and published editions of selected guitar works by the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos. The works involved in this comparison are as follows: Suite Popular Brasileira (consisting of the pieces Mazurka-choro, Schottisch-choro, Valsa-choro, Gavota-choro, and Chorinho), Choros no. 1, and Five Preludes. The Suite Popular Brasileira and Five Preludes were published by the French publisher Max Eschig and the Choros no.1 by the publishing firm Artur Napoleão. The manuscripts available for this research are mainly by the composer himself; additional primary sources include manuscripts by Arminda Villa-Lobos (Choro no. 1 and Schottish-choro) and Abel Carlevaro (Prelude no. 4). The primary sources are compared with the published editions, and the differences are noted and discussed. One of the primary aims of this study is a contextualization of the guitar in the life and work of the composer. This is accomplished by means of a survey of existing literature; it contains biographical data and a brief stylistic description of each known piece for guitar solo written by him.
Identifier: FSU_migr_etd-2500 (IID)
Submitted Note: A Treatise Submitted to the School of Music in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Music.
Degree Awarded: Fall Semester, 2002.
Date of Defense: October 25, 2002.
Keywords: Five Preludes, Chronos No. 1, Suite Popular Brasileira, Heitor Villa-Lobos
Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Advisory Committee: Jeffery Kite-Powell, Professor Directing Treatise; Bruce Holzman, Committee Member; Pamela Ryan, Committee Member; Eliot Chapo, Committee Member.
Subject(s): Music
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Owner Institution: FSU