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dedicated to the NIR symphony orchestra
- Legley started composing this symphony 1941 and finished it on 26 June 1942 in Brussels.
- In 1943 the symphony was rewarded the Agniez prize by the Royal Academy in Brussels. The work's device was Après la pluie vient le beau temps [After rain comes sunshine].
- The work was first performed in 1943 in Flagey (Brussels), the conductor was André Souris.
- time signature: C
- Allegro moderato
- time signature: 2/2
- II. Andante cantabile
- time signature: mainly 4/4
- III. Allegro vivace, ma molto tranquillo - Meno mosso - Tempo primo - Meno mosso - Tempo primo
- time signatures: 3/4 - 5/8 - 3/4 - 5/8 - 3/4
- IV. Allegro vivace
- time signature: 2/4
- autograph 1: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4002 onderdeel-1
- autograph 2: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4003
- autograph piano reduction: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4002 onderdeel-2
- autograph parts: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), CeBeDeM collection: B30/167
- A mes amis de l'orchestre symphonique de l'I.N.R.
- Or 1942? See CeBeDeM biography.
- Tessely, p.16.
- CeBeDeM - lijst werken: Oeuvres de Victor Legley, p.1. More details are not known.
- 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, percussion, harp, strings (16-14-12-10-8). In the autograph parts (see sources), Legley gives the double basses the old-fashioned Flemish name basviool.
- 20' according to CeBeDeM, 23' according to the autograph percussion part (see sources).
- De Roeck (p.259) mentions a reduction for 2 pianos. This is likely a mistake, he probably refers to this reduction, for 1 piano.