Symphony No.6 in E minor (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Publisher. Info. London: Oxford University Press, 1948. n.p.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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Work Title Symphony in E minor (Symphony No.6)
Alternative. Title Symphony No.6 in E minor
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements (without pauses)
  1. Allegro –
  2. Moderato –
  3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace –
  4. Epilogue. Moderato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1947
First Performance. 1948-04-21 in London
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult
First Publication. 1948
Dedication Michael Mullinar
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (in B),
tenor saxophone also bass clarinet (in B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (in F), 3 trumpets (in B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (3 or 4 players: side drum, triangle, bass drum, cymbals, xylophone),
harp (pref. doubled), strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Vaughan Williams’ Symphonies (RVW Society)

Misc. Comments

Symphonies by Ralph Vaughan Williams