Basic Details

Title
A Solemn Music and A Joyful Fugue
Availability
Available
Category
Orchestral
Instrumentation
3.3.3.3-4.3.3.1-timp.2 perc-str
Duration
12'
Publisher
G. Schirmer Inc.
Commission
Commissioned by Edward B. Benjamin of New Orleans
Premieres
  • 1. Movement: A Solemn Music; New York City, NY, February 15th, 1962 (New York Philharmonic; Nadia Boulanger, conductor)
  • 2. Movement: A Joyful Fugue; Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA, February 1st, 1963 (Philadelphia Orchestra; Eugene Ormandy, conductor)
Edition/Catalog #
Rental (Worldwide)
Version Of
A Solemn Music (W34)
Versions
A Joyful Fugue (n/a)

Cataloging Information

Copyright
©1965 G. Schirmer; ©1993 Virgil Thomson Estate
Year Composed
1961
Date Composed
1961-62
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
Orch11[A]
Meckna Number
W45

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