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Symphony of Psalms

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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky


General Info

Year: 1930 / 1948
Duration: c. 23:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts - Rental   |   Score Only - $60.00


Movements

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


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II-III-IV-V (V doubling C Piccolo)
Oboe I-II-III-IV
English Horn
Bassoon I-II-III
Contrabassoon
D 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


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