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||Symphony in B-flat major
||Symphony in B-flat for Concert Band
- Moderately fast, with vigor ( = 88-92)
- Andantino grazioso ( = 56)
- Fugue: Rather broad ( = 100)
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1951 Feburary to March, New Haven
||1951-04-05 in Washington, D.C.
- U.S. Army Band, Paul Hindemith (conductor)
||*See Misc. Comments
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
- piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, solo clarinet (B♭), 3 clarinets (B♭),
- clarinet (E♭), alto clarinet (E♭), bass clarinet (B♭), 2 bassoons
- 2 alto saxophone (E♭), tenor saxophone (B♭), baritone saxophone (E♭)
4 horns (F), solo cornet (B♭), 3 cornets (B♭), 2 trumpets (B♭)
- 3 trombones, baritone (B.C.), 2 basses (tubas)
- timpani, percussion (3 players)
- bass drum, snare drum, triangle, cymbals, tambourine, glockenspiel
No dedication on published score, but written for Capt. Hugh Curry and the U.S. Army band.
- -Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide