Symphony No.3 'The Irish', Op.28 (Stanford, Charles Villiers)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer and Co., n.d.(1887). Plate 7491.
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Work Title Symphony No.3 'The Irish'
Alternative. Title
Composer Stanford, Charles Villiers
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.28
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Allegro moderato
II. Allegro molto vivace
III. Andante con moto
IV. Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886–87 (April)
First Performance. 1887-6-27 in London, St. James’s Hall
Hans Richter (conductor)
First Publication. 1887
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets ((B), 3rd in last movement only), 3 trombones
timpani, harp, strings
External Links American Symphony Orchestra notes

Misc. Comments

American Symphony notes claim that Mahler conducted this symphony in New York in 1911. This is not, I believe, the case- Mahler took Stanford's 4th, not his 3rd, symphony to perform in New York City (and did so).