Symphony No.8 in D minor (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Publisher. Info. London: Oxford University Press, 1956. Plate O.U.P. 138.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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Work Title Symphony No. 8 in D minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 88
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Fantasia (Variazioni senza Tema)
II. Scherzo alla marcia (per stromenti a fiato). Allegro alla marcia
III. Cavatina (per stromenti ad arco). Lento espressivo
IV. Toccata. Moderato maestoso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1956
First Performance. 1956
Dedication John Barbirolli
Average DurationAvg. Duration 29 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (in B), 3 bassoons (3rd ad lib.)
2 horns (in F), 2 trumpets (in B), 3 trombones
4 percussion: vibraphone, triangle, glockenspiel, side drum, cymbals, tubular bells, tuned gongs, bass drum, xylophone; celesta, 2 harps (2nd ad lib.), strings

Misc. Comments

Symphonies by Ralph Vaughan Williams