Basic Details

Title
Suite from "The Plow That Broke the Plains"
Availability
Available
Category
Orchestral
Instrumentation
1.1+ca.2+bcl.asx+tsx.2-2.2.2.0-timp.perc-banjo.gtr.pft.harp-str
Duration
15'
Publisher
G. Schirmer Inc.
First Publisher
Mercury Music
Premiere
  • World: The Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA, January 2nd, 1943 (Philadelphia Orchestra; Virgil Thomson, conductor)
Edition/Catalog #
Hal Leonard 50488661
Parts/Movements
  1. Prelude
  2. Pastorale (Grass)
  3. Cattle
  4. Blues (Speculation)
  5. Drought
  6. Devastation
Version Of
The Plow that Broke the Plains (W316)
Versions

Cataloging Information

Copyright
©1942 Mercury Music Corp; ©1980 Virgil Thomson
Year Composed
arr. 1936
Date Composed
Feb 1936
Year Published
1942
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
Orch8A
Meckna Number
W13

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Related Works

The Plow That Broke the Plains - Related Works

The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936; ms.; W316)

Film score arranged for orchestra as Suite from "The Plow That Broke the Plains" (Feb 1936; G. Schirmer; See W13)

Orchestral suite also arranged for piano (1936; G. Schirmer; See W178)

Orchestral suite also arranged for brass quintet by Jay Rozen (arr. 1993)