Symphony 4

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dedicated to André Cluytens

Opus 61

History

  • Legley worked on this symphony from December 1963 to April 1964 in Woluwe and La Gaude.
  • The work was commissioned by the Rijksuniversiteit Gent (Ghent University) for the Festival van Vlaanderen 1964.
  • First performance on 29 August 1964 in the Royal Opera in Ghent by the National Orchestra of Belgium conducted by André Cluytens.[1]

Music

  • instrumentation: symphony orchestra[2]
  • duration: ca 25'

Parts

  • I. Allegro
    • time signature: 3/4
  • II. Andante
    • time signature: 4/8
  • III. Theme with variations
    • Theme
      • tempo: Allegro ma non troppo e maestoso
      • time signature: 2/4
    • Var. I
      • tempo: Più tranquillo e pesante
      • time signature: 3/4
    • Var. II
      • tempo: Allegro
      • time signature: 4/4
    • Var. III
      • tempo: Tempo di Valse
      • time signature: 3/4
    • Var. IV
      • tempo: Allegro con fuoco
      • time signature: 2/4
    • Var. V
      • tempo: Presto
      • time signature: 4/4
    • Var. VI
      • tempo: Tempo du début
      • time signature: 2/4
    • Allegro con fuoco
      • time signature: 2/4

Sources

  • autograph: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4033
  • first edition (study score): CeBeDeM, Brussels, 1966

Notes

  1. De Roeck, p.409.
  2. Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, double bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, percussion, 2 harps and strings.