A Fugal Overture, Op.40 No.1 (Holst, Gustav)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1923. Plate 14999.
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General Information

Work Title A Fugal Overture
Alternative. Title
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40 No.1; H.151
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 52
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 overture (Moderato)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1922
First Publication. 1923 – London: Novello & Co., Ltd.
Dedication To J.M.J.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon + 4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, sleigh bells, bass drum, glockenspiel + strings