Symphony, Op.24 (Paderewski, Ignacy Jan)



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Editor First edition ?
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, 1911. Plate H. & Cie. 24 795.
Misc. Notes Scanned at 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title Symphony 'Polonia'
Alternative. Title
Composer Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.24
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Adagio maestoso - Poco più mosso - Allegro vivace e molto appassionato
  2. Andante con moto (B major)
  3. Vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1903-1908
First Performance. 1909 February 12. Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Max Fiedler(?).
First Publication. 1911
Average DurationAvg. Duration 75 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A)
bass clarinet (A), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 4 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, tuba, 3 contrabass sarrusophones (E)
timpani, percussion, organ, harp, strings
triangle, cymbals, tambourine, bass drum, tambour de basque,
tam-tam, bells, thunder sheet, glockenspiel
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Misc. Comments

Note: Thunder sheet- "Tonitruone" - "A percussive musical instrument devised in 1908 by Ignace Paderewski to suggest the sound of distant thunder."

Given a private performance in Lausanne in December 1908.