Symphony No.5, Op.18 (Myaskovsky, Nikolay)
This work may not be in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1922) in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
Moscow: Muzgiz, (1961). Plate M. 28939 Г.
1961 date from. (Note: I have a copy of this score in front of me, same plate, 1961 is on the cover page and title page (State Music Publishers, Mockba 1961 Moscow), so seems right. Score has a preface and presumably an editor.)
|Work Title||Symphony No.5 in D major|
|Alternative Title||Pi︠ataia simfonii︠a|
|Year/Date of Composition||1918|
|First Performance||1920-08-18 in Moscow
|First Publication||1923 or 1926? – Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo. (plate G.M. 3386?)
|Additional Copyright Info||This work is under copyright in the USA due to "restoration"|
under the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104).
|Average Duration||35–45 minutes|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|External Links||Wikipedia article (German)|
gives publication date for the first edition of the work (I think) as 1926. We could insert the orchestration, too, given that the complete full score is right here, if someone who has permission downloads it and types it in (check all four movements, not just the first, etc., of course), you know... - Schissel (or I could go check the New York Public Library copy (pub.1938, plate same as the 1926 edition) of the work and mark down its orchestration..., but I won't be there for awhile...)
Also, performed in 1926 (January 5) in New York City (Philadelphia Orchestra/Stokowski) (Gulinskaya, insert following p.80, duplicates program.)
*Instrumentation list from the 6th page of the pocket score version of the 1961 edition; the manuscript (if extant...) and first edition may have different instrumentation(s). The metronome markings may also have been added by a later editor (they appear in the 1961 edition; I do not know if they appear in an earlier.) - Schissel
(Opening section is in 6/8, 2 dotted quarters to a bar, so the opening indication ♩‧ = 48-54 means in effect 24-27 bars in 1 minute. Downes' recording on Marco Polo on Marco Polo took 23 bars in that first minute and is just under the proper range, at least if these markings represent the composer's intent; Svetlanov in his complete series on Melodiya was slower still at 20 bars in a minute, and has been reviewed (MusicWeb) as sounding a bit too slow. (Both are marked Allegro amabile on the recording as I think are other recordings of this symphony; the 1961 score has Allegretto amabile. Not sure which is authentic.)