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Henrique Alves de Mesquita

The first student of the Conservatório de Música do Rio de Janeiro to be sent to Europe to complete their studies, where years later he would be a teacher. He wrote  the operas O Vagabundo and La Nuit au Chateau, and the latter was presented in Paris. Operettas and light musical pieces represent most of his productions, among them Ali-Babá, Trunfo às avessas and Coroa de Carlos Magno. 

Born: Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 15/03/1830 Died: Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 17/07/1906 VIAF: 7677919

Works

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: A baiana - Polca-cateretê

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year:

    Title: A baiana
    Subtitle: Polca-cateretê
    Dedication: Dedicada a Exma. Sra. D. T. I. M. P. de Albuquerque
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular (Polca)

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: A gata borralheira - Polca

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year:

    Title: A gata borralheira
    Subtitle: Polca
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular (Polca)

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: A noite do castelo - Abertura

    • Instrumentation: Orchestra

    • Year:

    Title: A noite do castelo
    Instrumentation: Orchestra
    Genres: Clássico (Ópera)

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: A oração da infância

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year:

    Title: A oração da infância
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: Ali-Babá ou os quarenta ladrões

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year:

    Title: Ali-Babá ou os quarenta ladrões
    Sources: Biblioteca Nacional - BN Digital - http://objdigital.bn.br/acervo_digital/div_musica/mas195190/mas195190.pdf
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: Pequena fantasia para trompete e piano

    • Instrumentation: Trumpet, Piano

    • Year:

    Title: Pequena fantasia para trompete e piano
    Instrumentation: Trumpet, Piano
    Genres: Clássico (Fantasia)

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: Remissão dos pecados

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year:

    Title: Remissão dos pecados
    Sources: Biblioteca Nacional - BN Digital - http://objdigital.bn.br/acervo_digital/div_musica/mas198178/mas198178.pdf
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: Saudades de Mme. Charton

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year:

    Title: Saudades de Mme. Charton
    Sources: Biblioteca Nacional - BN Digital
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: O trovador - Sobre temas da ópera "Il trovatore", de Giuseppe Verdi.

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year: 1854

    Title: O trovador
    Subtitle: Sobre temas da ópera "Il trovatore", de Giuseppe Verdi.
    Dedication: Dedicada à exímia cantora Mme.Charton
    Date: 1854
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular (Quadrilha)

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: O sono

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year: 1855

    Title: O sono
    Lyrics: Albano Cordeiro
    Language: Português
    Date: 1855
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: Os beijos de frade

    • Instrumentation: Voice, Piano

    • Year: 1856

    Title: Os beijos de frade
    Lyrics: E. D. Villas Boas
    Sources: Biblioteca Nacional - BN Digital - http://objdigital.bn.br/acervo_digital/div_musica/mas178341/mas178341.pdf
    Date: 1856
    Instrumentation: Voice, Piano
    Genres: Popular

    • COMPOSER (BORN – DIED): Henrique Alves de Mesquita | 1830-1906

    • Work: Virginie

    • Instrumentation: Piano

    • Year: 1859

    Title: Virginie
    Dedication: À Madame V. Delaunay
    Date: 1859
    Instrumentation: Piano
    Genres: Popular (Polca)

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