Symphonic Dances, Op.45 (Rachmaninoff, Sergei)
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.
New York: Charles Foley, 1941.
*Note: The Kalmus scores are licensed reprints, not public domain reprints
Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For 15 Saxophones, Percussion and Piano (Larocque)
Percussion 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
(Timpani, Tamb./Cymb., B. D./Tgl./Tam-Tam, Xyl./Glock., Cymbals/Mar.) (CA)
*#253146 - 0.40MB, 15 pp. - (0) - !N/37/14
Saint-Maurice, QC: Productions du Moliantegok, 2011. Moli 245014
Those files are part of Moliantegok Catalogue for saxophone
For 2 Pianos (Rachmaninoff)
|Work Title||Symphonic Dances|
|Alternative Title||Симфонические танцы (Simfonicheskiye tantsy)|
|Year/Date of Composition||1940|
|First Performance||1941-01-03 in Philadelphia
|Additional Copyright Info||While public domain in Canada, this work is copyright in the US until 1 January 2037.|
|Dedication||Eugene Ormandy (1899–1985) and the Philadelphia Orchestra|
|Average Duration||35 minutes|
|Instrumentation||Piccolo, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, English Horn, 2 Clarinets (B♭), Bass Clarinet (B♭), Alto Saxophone, 2 Bassoons, Contrabassoon, 4 Horns (F), 3 Trumpets (C), 3 Trombones, Tuba, 3 Timpani, Triangle, Tambourine, Side Drum, Xylophone, Glockenspiel, Cymbals, Bass Drum, Tam-Tam, 3 Tubular Bells (D, E♭, F♯), Harp, Piano, Violins I, Violins II, Violas, Cellos, Double Basses|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
San Francisco Symphony, Program notes by Michael Steinberg
Includes quote from principal theme of Symphony No. 1, Op. 13 (thought to be lost at the time) at the end of the first movement. The third movement quotes the "Alliuiya" from the Vespers, Op. 37.
- Composed for orchestra, 1940
- Arranged for 2 pianos (4 hands) by Rachmaninoff, 1940
- There are several quotes from the Dies irae, but are they quotes as filtered through other works?... - Schissel