In memoriam (1916), GP 190 (Bax, Arnold)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Daphnis (2010/5/15)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Murdoch, Murdoch & Co., 1935. Plate M. M. & Co. 647.
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Performance by the Labyrinth Ensemble, 2015
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General Information

Work Title In memoriam (1916)
Alternative. Title Irish Elegy
Composer Bax, Arnold
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GP 190
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 16
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1917
First Performance. 1918 March 10 (private performance)
First Publication. 1935
Copyright Information USA copyright status:

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2031.

Average DurationAvg. Duration 8-10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation english horn, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello
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(1916) is not the composition date but part of the title. Bax also composed a different (orchestral) work with the title "In memoriam" in 1916 (Parlett 179).

Score and parts are also available from Warner/Chappell. ( Performance Materials page.)

Recorded on Chandos 9602.