Anniversary Overture (Chadwick, George Whitefield)

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Work Title Anniversary Overture
Alternative. Title NEC 1897-1922
Composer Chadwick, George Whitefield
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. L.2.24 ; F.4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGC 3
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1917-22
First Performance. 1922-06-07 in Norfolk, CT, Music Shed
Norfolk Festival Orchestra, George W. Chadwick (conductor)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13-14 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn,
2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, 2 percussion, celesta, 2 harps (2nd ad lib.), strings
Extra Information Composed to commemorate Chadwick's 25th anniversary as director of the New England Conservatory.