Since this work was first published after 1922 with the prescribed copyright notice, it is unlikely that this work is public domain in the USA. However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted), the EU, and in those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years or less.
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|Work Title||Symphony No.9|
|Composer||Klenau, Paul von|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1945|
|First Performance.||2014-3-20 in Copenhagen, Danish National Broadcasting Corporation's concert house|
|Language||Ancient Greek, Latin|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||90 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)|
Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B♭), 2 bassoons, contra bassoon
4 horns (F), 4 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani,
cymbals, suspended cymbal, snare drum, bass drum, harp, strings
The Ninth Symphony from 1945 is Paul von Klenau’s last comprehensive work. Until recently hardly anyone knew about its existence. The score for full symphony orchestra, choir and soloists was found among Klenau’s manuscripts in Vienna in 2005 and later bought by The Royal Library. The work was performed for the first time in March 2014 – almost 70 years after Klenau's death. The first performance, based on the score and parts provided by DCM, took place at the Danish National Broadcasting Corporation's concert house on 20 March 2014. A recording of the concert is available atand a recording of the work (perhaps the same) is on CD from DaCapo Records.
As explained in the accompanying notes, the numbering symphony 9 - indeed that of all his symphonies, three others of which (1, 5 and 7) at least have been recorded so far- includes several incomplete and lost-but-mentioned/premiered works...