Musique pour les temps qui passent/en

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dedicated to Mendi Rodan[1]

Opus 111

History

  • Legley completed this composition on 1 May 1988.[2][3]
  • The work was first performed on 15 September 1988 at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels by the National Orchestra of Belgium, conducted by Mendi Rodan.[4]

Music

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

Parts

  • I. Andante moderato
    • time signature: 4/4
  • II.
    • Allegro furioso
      • time signature: 6/8
    • Adagio
      • time signature: 12/8
    • Allegro energico
      • time signature: 2/2
    • Subito adagio
      • time signature: 12/8
    • Allegro energico
      • time signature: 2/2
  • III.
    • Assai più lento che all'inizio
      • time signature: 2/2
    • Allegretto grazioso
      • time signature: 3/4
    • Subito molto più lento
      • time signature: 3/4

Sources

  • autograph: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4070

Notes

  1. Legley writes on the title page of the autograph: pour Mendi Rodan qui m'a encouragé à le faire, et pour tous mes amis qui veulent bien comprendre le titre.
  2. Legley notes: Malgré tout_ 1 Mai 88
  3. De Roeck, p.544, adds that Legley finished the work in Brussels, without citing a source.
  4. Filharmonische vereniging van Brussel - Seizoen 88/89 - Jaarbrochure, present in Legley's archive in the library of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
  5. 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 3 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, harp, percussion and strings.