Symphony No.4 (Bax, Arnold)

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 I. Allegro moderato (CA)
#252506 - 6.23MB, 73 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/28/24

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 II. Lento moderato (CA)
#252507 - 2.65MB, 34 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/28/24

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 III. Allegro (CA)
#252508 - 3.95MB, 49 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/28/24

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Publisher Info.:

London: Murdoch, Murdoch & Co., 1932. Plate M.M. & Co. 568.


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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.4
Alternative Title
Composer Bax, Arnold
Opus/Catalogue Number GP 307
Key E-flat major
Movements/Sections 3 movements
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Lento moderato - Più mosso - Poco largemente - Tempo I
  3. Allegro - Allegro scherzando - Più largamente - Vivo
Year/Date of Composition 1930-31
First Performance 1931 – San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, cond. Basil Cameron
First Publication 1932
Copyright Information USA copyright status:

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2028.

Dedication Paul Corder (1879–1942)
Average Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets
bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, euphonium, tuba
timpani, bass drum, snare drum, tambourine, cymbals, gong, xylophone
glockenspiel, celesta, organ, harp, strings
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