The golden river

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Opus 30


  • Legley composed this work from August 1947 until and February 1948.
  • On 9 March 1948, the work was declared at NAVEA.[1]
  • See also Legley's preface.
  • The first performance was played by the NIR orchestra conducted by Jozef Verelst.[2]


  • instrumentation: symphony orchestra[3]
  • duration: ca 6'[4]


  • time signature: 2/4
    • Molto andante (quasi adagio)
    • Allegretto scherzando
    • Tempo primo (andante)


  • autograph: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4014


  1. De Roeck, p.243.
  2. CeBeDeM - lijst werken: Oeuvres de Victor Legley, p.1. More details are not known.
  3. 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, trumpet, timpani and strings (6-5-4-3-2).
  4. Thus in the autograph. De Roeck (p.243) gives 9', relying on the declaration of NAVEA. A recording (VRT archives) of the work by the NIR orchestra and conductor Jozef Verelst (see first performance) lasts 6'30".