The Sirens, Op.33 (Glière, Reinhold)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1912. Plate 2938.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Includes synopsis of the legend.
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General Information

Work Title The Sirens
Alternative. Title Les syrènes; poème symphonique pour grand orchestre
Composer Glière, Reinhold
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.33
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1908
First Performance. 1909-01-17/30 in Moscow
Russian Musical Society, E.A. Cooper (conductor)

1913-12-05 in Chicago (US premiere)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock (conductor)
First Publication. 1912
Dedication À Madame Marie Glière
Average DurationAvg. Duration 17 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
Piccolo, 3 Flutes, 3 Oboes, English Horn, 3 Clarinets (B), Bass Clarinet (B), 2 Bassoons, Contrabassoon
6 Horns (F), 3 Trumpets (B), 3 Trombones, Tuba
Timpani, Cymbals, Tam-Tam, Campanelli, Celesta, Harps, Strings

Misc. Comments

US premiere was in same concert as that of Noren's Violin Concerto op.38.