Suite, Op.2 (Dale, Benjamin)



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Scores and Parts

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, 1906.
Misc. Notes The missing page 8 of the viola part is a blank page to aid page turns.
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General Information

Work Title Suite
Alternative. Title
Composer Dale, Benjamin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.2
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 sections
1. Maestoso – Allegretto espressivo
2. Romance (also for viola and orchestra)
3. Finale: Allegro (also for viola and orchestra
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1906
First Publication. 1906
Dedication Lionel Tertis (1876-1975)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35-40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation viola, piano
Extra Information Dale orchestrated the 2nd and 3rd movements in 1909.

Misc. Comments

The Tertis edition of the part is non-PD.
Quote from Dale's Wikipedia article: This ambitious work stretched the boundaries of viola technique at the time and remains challenging even today.