Sinfonia Antartica (Symphony No.7) (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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4 more: II. Scherzo • III. Landscape • III. Landscape (conclusion) • IV. Intermezzo / V. Epilogue

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Performer Pages Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
London Philharmonic (orchestra)
Adrian Boult (conductor)
London Philharmonic Choir (chorus)
Publisher Info. London Records, 1954. LL-977.
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Scores

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Editor First edition (corrected reprint)
Publisher. Info. London: Oxford University Press, 1953.
Reprinted "Corrected 1968".
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4 more: 2. Scherzo: Moderato • 3. Landscape: Lento • 4. Intermezzo: Andante sostenuto • 5. Epilogue. Alla marcia, moderato (non troppo allegro)

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General Information

Work Title Sinfonia Antartica
Alternative. Title Symphony No.7 (later printings)
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 74
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Prelude. Andante maestoso ( = 80) - Largamente - Lento ( = 76)
  2. Scherzo. Moderato ( = 58) - Poco animando ( = 72) - Moderato ( = 72) - Poco animato ( = 84)
  3. Landscape. Lento ( = 72) - Andante sostenuto ( = 84) - Lento ( = 44) - Moderato ( = 76) - Lento - Poco meno mosso - Segue
  4. Intermezzo. Andante sostenuto ( = 98) - Allegretto ( = 114) - Pesante ( = 76) - Poco più lento ( = 60)
  5. Epilogue. Alla marcia, moderato (non troppo allegro) ( = 108) - Lento - Allegro moderato - Andante maestoso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1952
First Performance. 1953-01-14
Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli (conductor)
First Publication. 1953 – London: Oxford University Press
Dedication Ernest Irving (1878-1953)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 42 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation soprano, female chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail Voices: soprano, female chorus (SSA)
Orchestra: 3 flutes/piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon + 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, triangle, cymbals, snare drum, tenor drum, bass drum, tam-tam, chimes, glockenspiel, xylophone, vibraphone, wind machine + celesta, harp, piano, organ + strings
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The composer only started using numbers (eg symphony no.7) on his scores starting with Symphony no.8, so the 1968 printing of this score uses "symphony no.7" but the first edition 1953 score does not. The composer's title is Sinfonia antartica, only one "c".

Symphonies by Ralph Vaughan Williams