Concert for 13 instruments

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Chamber symphony

Opus 17

History

  • On 11 September 1944, Legley finished this concerto.
  • Legley dedicated his work to the musicians who played the first performance on 26 May 1946 in auditory Akarova in Brussel.[1]

Music

  • instrumentation: chamber orchestra[2]
  • duration: 16'

Parts

  • I. Allegro ma non troppo
    • finished on 29 July 1944
    • time signature: 6/8
  • II.
    • finished on 17 August 1944
    • Andante cantabile
      • time signature: 4/4
    • Allegro giocoso
      • time signature: 3/8
    • Andante cantabile
      • time signature: 4/4
  • III. Finale
    • finished on September 1944
    • tempo: Presto
    • time signature: 2/4

Sources

  • autograph 1: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4006
  • autograph 2: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4087

Notes

  1. Those musicians were Léonce Gras (conductor), Frieda Pey (piano), Henri Desclin, Louis Laredinois, Henri Crasborm, Raymond Ysaie (violin), Corneel Ruymen, Marcel Van Heerswyngels (viola), Hubert Bouquette, Joseph Camian (cello), Guillaume Tummers (double bass), Alfred Messin (flute), Barthelemy Piette (clarinet) en Michel Nicolay (trumpet).
  2. Flute, clarinet, trumpet, piano, 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos and double bass.