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Primary Sources for Latin American Composers at the Library of Congress

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

The date range of primary sources in the Music Division for Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos is 1927-1959 and undated.

The links in the Location/Call Number column link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog or Music Division finding aids for special collections.

Correspondence

Dates Location/Call Number
1927-1953 Irving Schwerké Collection
1932, circa 1930 Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo Papers
1938-1948 Serge Koussevitzky Archive, Box 62
1940 February 9 Modern Music Archives, Box 2
1940 Lester Horton Dance Theater Collection, Box 19
1940-1941 Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 168
1944-1959 Music Division Old Correspondence
1957-1979
[Heitor and Arminda Villa-Lobos]
Andre Kostelanetz Collection, Box 1145
1958-1959 Aaron Copland Collection, Box 265

Scores

Work Title Dates Location/Call Number
Madona: poema sinfônico 1945 December 29 ML30.3c2.V5 (Case)
(Koussevitzky Music Foundation commission)
11ª Sinfonia [Symphony no. 11] 1955 ML30.3c.V5 (Case)
(Koussevitzky Music Foundation commission)
Trio (violino, alto e celo) 1945 September 30 ML29c.V45 (Case)
(Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation commission)
Work Title Dates Location/Call Number
Bachianas brasileiras no. 5 undated Andre Kostelanetz Collection, Box 1121
Bachianas brasileiras no. 9 1945 Aaron Copland Collection, Box 145
Chôros 1920 Andre Kostelanetz Collection, Box 1121
Concerto no. 2 for violoncello 1953
[facsimile published 1963]
ML96.5.V48 (Case)
Concerto for mouth-organ
[Concerto para harmônica e orquestra]
1955-1956
[facsimile published 1967]
M1039.4.M6 V5
Fantasia concertante; orquestra de violoncelo 1959 M1145.V57 F3
Green Mansions 1959 M1527.V56 G7 1959 (Case)
Homenagem a Chopin 1949 Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo Papers
Melo-dia de montanha ("Serra de Piedade" de Bello Horizonte) undated Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
12º Quarteto after 1950 Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo Papers
Tristorosa
[under Raúl Villa-Lobos pseudonym “Epaminondas Villa Iba Filho”]
after 1910 Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo Papers
Yerma: opera in 3 actos 1955-1956
[facsimile published 1971]
M1503.V713 Y5 1971
Work Title Dates Location/Call Number
Valsa para pianoforte undated Lauro Ayestarán Collection, Box 103
Work Title Dates Location/Call Number
Amazonas after 1917 Luiz Heitor Corêa de Azevedo Papers
Valsa da dor 1964 Luiz Heitor Corêa de Azevedo Papers

Photographs, Negatives, & Iconography

Dates Location/Call Number
1940-1959, undated Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo Papers
1941 Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 349
1945-1960, undated Oliver Daniel Papers, Boxes 53 and 61
1952 June 4 Serge Koussevitzky Archive, Box 152
1958 Andre Kostelanetz Collection, Box 1224
undated Laurindo Almeida Papers, Box 71
undated Aaron Copland Collection, Box 479
undated Modern Music Archives, Box 4