Festival overture

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for symphony orchestra and jazz orchestra

Opus 94

History

  • Legley composed this work in 1979[1] for the 25th anniversary of the Belgian television[2].
  • The overture was first performed at a concert on 16 November 1980 in the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels by the BRT Philharmonic orchestra and the BRT big band conducted by Fernand Terby.[3]

Music

  • instrumentation: symphony orchestra[4] and jazz orchestra[5]
  • duration: ca 12'

Parts

  • Allegro furioso
    • time signature: 4/4
  • Molto più lento
    • time signature: 4/4
  • Allegro furioso
    • time signature: 4/4

Sources

  • autograph: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4090

Notes

  1. The autograph was stamped by SABAM on 14 May 1979.
  2. De Roeck, p.505.
  3. De Roeck, p.506.
  4. 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, double bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, percussion, harp and strings.
  5. 2 alto saxophones, 2 tenor saxophones, baritone saxophone, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, bass, drums.