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Elegy for JFK

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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky

General Info

Year: 1964
Duration: c. 1:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $15.61


Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Clarinet

Baritone or Mezzo-Soprano Voice


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Anticipating "the albatross of 'epic' poetry and symphonic sentiment that the event [would] surely give rise to and for a certain time excuse," Stravinsky obtained from Auden a "very quiet little lyric" with which to commemorate the assassination.

- Program Note by Joseph Horovitz for Boosey & Hawkes


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) Symphony Band (Andrea Brown, conductor) – 26 January 2018

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Stravinsky, I.; Auden, W. (1964). Elegy for JFK: Baritone Solo [score]. Boosey & Hawkes: London.