Symphony No.21, Op.51 (Myaskovsky, Nikolay)

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 Complete Score (CA)
#296772 - 5.86MB, 56 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/36/21

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Publisher Info.:

Izbrannye sochinenii͡a , vol.4.
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1953. Plate M. 23517 Г.


Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Published in a volume with Symphony No.18, prefatory notes in Russian. Score occasionally contains slight skew or scanning artifacts.
From WorldCat and similar sources, preface by (poss. editor also) Myaskovsky's pupil (himself a composer) Aleksandr Lokshin (1920–1987).


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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.21
Alternative Title
Composer Myaskovsky, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.51
Key F-sharp minor
Movements/Sections 1 movement
Andante sostenuto - Allegro non troppo, ma con impeto (A minor (at first)) -
Tempo I, F minor, 348 bars
Year/Date of Composition 1940
First Performance 1940-11-16 in Moscow
USSR State Symphony, Aleksandr V. Gauk (conductor)
First Publication 1941
Copyright Information This work is claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8001P260
Average Duration 18 minutes
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B),
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, strings
External Links
Wikipedia article (German)

Misc. Comments

Symphonies by Nikolay Myaskovsky
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