Variations on an African Air, Op.63 (Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano Solo (Composer)
|Work Title||Variations on an African Air|
|Alternative Title||Variations on an African Air for Orchestra|
|Year/Date of Composition||1905 October|
|First Performance||14 June 1906, by the London Philharmonic Society conducted by the composer|
|Average Duration||20 Minutes|
|Instrumentation||Piccolo, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, English Horn, 2 Clarinets in A and B♭, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in F, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Triangle, Snare Drum, Cymbals, Bass Drum, Harp, Strings|
|External Links||(Philharmonic Society, 1906)|
Recorded on Argo in 1993.
- for a modern edition of the full score edited by John Snyder (only preview available on Google, including some notes.) According to its notes, this is based on the African-American songs, "I'm troubled in mind." According to the Philharmonic Society notes, it was written in October 1905.
Instrument list taken from Snyder's edition.