Basic Details

Title
Suite from "The River"
Availability
Available
Category
Orchestral
Instrumentation
1.2.2.1-2.2.2.0-timp.perc.-banjo-str
Duration
24'
Publisher
Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc.
Premiere
  • World: The Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, NY, January 12th, 1943 (Brooklyn Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra; Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor)
Edition/Catalog #
HL 00228345
Parts/Movements
  1. The Old South
  2. Industrial Expansion in the Mississippi Valley
  3. Soil Erosion and Flood
  4. Finale
Version Of
The River (W317)
Versions
Suddenly An Eagle (W325)

Cataloging Information

Copyright
©1958 Southern; ©1986 Virgil Thomson
Year Composed
arr. 1937
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
Orch9A
Meckna Number
W14

Additional Info

Notes

From the film by Pare Lorentz (1937; See W317)

5-6 minutes from the first movement used in the ABC Circle film The Day After (1983) by Nicholas Meyer

Second movement used in the ABC News Film Suddenly an Eagle (1975; See W325)

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