Chamber Symphony, Op.33 (Enescu, George)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Salabert, 1959. Plate E.A.S. 15999.
Reprinted Bucharest: Editura Muzicală a Uniunii Compozitorilor din R.P.R., 1965.
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Misc. Notes 15999 from BNF.
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Recording conducted by Ian Hobson (1st movement only) (from Albany Records' YouTube channel)
Chamber Orchestra Concert, 22 October 1999, conducted by James Avery, Tibor Szász (piano) (performers in symphony listed under video. Complete performance) Javascript is required to submit files.

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Work Title Chamber Symphony
Alternative. Title
Composer Enescu, George
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.33
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Molto moderato un poco maestoso
  2. Allegretto molto moderato
  3. Adagio – Allegro molto moderato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1954 May 28
First Performance. 1955-1-23
First Publication. 1959
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15–20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, violin, viola, cello, bass, piano
External Links All Music Guide
Wikipedia article (French)
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Misc. Comments

1950s on- modern, iirc. Composition concluded 1954 May 28 (see BNF entry.) As with many other chamber symphonies (Schoenberg, etc.) instruments are all arguably treated more as soloists than "in the mass" (one reason why all the performers in the 1999 concert are listed.)

Final work (or complete work?) apparently? (though the two unfinished symphonies, 4 and 5, both predate this- still, always possible there are unfinished works he was working on after it too? Will have to find a copy of Bentoiu and some other related books...)- ES