Heitor Villa-Lobos

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Nationality: Brazilian
Born: March 5, 1887, Rio de Janeiro Died: November 17, 1959, Rio de Janeiro (age 72)

String Quartet No. 15

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
5:51 I. Allegro non troppo
6:32 II. Moderato
1:55 III. Scherzo. Vivo
4:24 IV. Allegro
Duration: 19 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1954 (age 66-67)
Premiere: April 19, 1958. Washington, D.C. Juilliard Quartet
Published: 1977
Dedication: New Music String Quartet
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5:51
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
I. Allegro non troppo
6:32
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
II. Moderato
1:55
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
III. Scherzo. Vivo
4:24
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
IV. Allegro

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Born: July 6, 1864, Fortaleza Died: October 16, 1920, Rio de Janeiro (age 56)