Choral Symphony (Holst, Gustav)

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Ode on a Grecian Urn (No.3)

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Ode on a Grecian Urn (No.3)

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24 more: Flute 2 • Flute 3 • Oboe 1 • Oboe 2 • English horn • Clarinet 1 in A • Clarinet 2 in A • Bassoon 1 • Bassoon 2 • Horn 1 in F • Horn 2 in F • Horn 3 in F • Horn 4 in F • Trumpet 1 in C • Trumpet 2 in C • Trombone 1 • Trombone 2 • Timpani • Harp • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Double Basses

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Work Title Choral Symphony
Alternative. Title First Choral Symphony
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.155 ; Op.41
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 51
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements
  1. Prelude: Invocation to Pan
  2. Song and Bacchanal
  3. Ode on a Grecian Urn
  4. Scherzo: Fancy
  5. Folly's Song
  6. Finale
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923-24
First Performance. 1925-10-07 in London, Queen's Hall
Dorothy Silk (soprano), Leeds Festival Chorus, London Symphony, Albert Coates (conductor)
First Publication. 1925 - London: Novello
Librettist John Keats (1795-1821)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 52 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation soprano, mixed chorus, orchestra
3 flutes (2 also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets,
bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, tambourine, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, jingles, gong, xylophone,
glockenspiel, celesta, harp, organ (ad lib), strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Hyperion Records

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Third (Ode on a Grecian Urn) and Fourth movement (Scherzo) are often performed separately.

Both Wikipedia and Hyperion give the premiere location in Leeds, which makes sense as it was commissioned by the Leeds Choral Society.