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Symphony of Psalms

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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky


General Info

Year: 1948
Duration: c. 23:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Out of print.


Movements

1. Exaudi Orationem Meam, Domine - 3:12
2. Expectans Expectavi Dominum - 6:08
3. Alleluia, Laudate Dominum - 10:39


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II-III-IV-V (V doubling C Piccolo)
Oboe I-II-III-IV
English Horn
Bassoon I-II-III
Contra-Bassoon
Piccolo Trumpet
C Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Tuba
String Bass
Piano I-II
Harp
Timpani
Bass Drum

Cello
Chorus (SATB)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms departs from the conventional forms and structure of the Romantic symphonic genre. The result is a truly innovative work for skilled collegiate or professional wind, string and vocal musicians. Symphony of Psalms develops organically through three sections. As with many of Stravinsky's compositions, texture and rhythm are the primary musical materials. Instrumental parts require virtuosity and an intimate understanding of Stravinsky's stylistic traits during the 1930s and 1940s. Symphony of Psalms remains a significant contribution to the oeuvre of Western music.

- Program Note from Great Music for Wind Band


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Cornell University (Ithaca, N.Y.) Wind Symphony (James Spinazzola, conductor) – 5 May 2019
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Wind Ensemble (Nat Berman, conductor) – 8 December 2018
  • Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Mallory Thompson, conductor) - 15 May 2015
  • Northwestern University Chorale and Symphonic Wind Ensemble - 4 March 2007


Works for Winds by this Composer


References