Serenade for strings

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dedicated to Beatrix Legley-Souvage[1]

Opus 44 n° 2

History

  • According to the first edition, Legley composed this serenade in 1957.
  • In December of the same year, he was awarded the first prize of the province Brabant for his composition.[2]
  • The first performance took place in December 1958 during a midday concert in Brussels, the performers were Julien Ghyoros and the orchestra from Liège.[3]

Music

  • instrumentation: string orchestra
  • duration: ca 15'

Parts

  • I. Allegro molto e grazioso
    • time signature: 4/4
  • II.
    • Molto allegro e energico
      • time signature: 9/8
    • Un poco più vivo
      • time signature: 2/4
    • Tempo primo
      • time signature: 9/8
  • III. Andante
    • time signature: 4/4
  • IV.
    • Allegro strepitoso
      • time signature:
    • Moderato
      • time signature: 3/4
    • Presto
      • time signature: 2/4

Sources

  • first edition (study score): CeBeDeM, Brussels, 1958

Notes

  1. In the first edition: voor Bea [for Bea].
  2. De Roeck, p.345.
  3. CeBeDeM - lijst werken: LIJST VAN DE WERKEN VAN VIC LEGLEY 22.6.1976, p.3. More details are not known.