Symphony, Op.24 (Paderewski, Ignacy Jan)

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Editor First edition ?
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, 1911. Plate H. & Cie. 24 795.
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Opening of 2010 performance (divided into 9 movements/sections of which this is the first, conducted by Bogdan Olędzki. Orchestra: Opera i Filharmonia Podlaska Europejskie Centrum Sztuki w Białymstoku. The other 8 movements are videos @ their YouTube channel.)
*Section 2 of 2010 performance
*Section 3 of 2010 performance
*Section 4 of 2010 performance
*Section 5 of 2010 performance
*Section 6 of 2010 performance
*Section 7 of 2010 performance
*Section 8 of 2010 performance
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Work Title Symphony 'Polonia'
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Symphony in B minor; 交響曲; Sinfonie in h-Moll; Symfonia h-moll; Συμφωνία σε Β ελάσσονα (Παντερέφσκι)
Name Aliases 交響曲 ロ短調 「ポーランド」 Op.24; Symphony in B minor "Polonia", Op. 24; Polonia
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 177070257; LCCN: n90705824; GND: 300592299
Composer Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.24
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IIP 27
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Adagio maestoso - Poco più mosso - Allegro vivace e molto appassionato
  2. Andante con moto (B major)
  3. Vivace - Andantino ma non troppo accel. - Tempo marciale - Tranquillo - Un poco animato - Vivace quasi presto - Meno mosso - Grandioso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1903-1908
First Performance. 1909 February 12. Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Max Fiedler(?).
First Publication. 1911
Average DurationAvg. Duration 75 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A)
bass clarinet (A), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 4 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, tuba, 3 contrabass sarrusophones (E)
timpani, percussion, organ, harp, strings
triangle, cymbals, tambourine, bass drum, tambour de basque,
tam-tam, bells, thunder sheet, glockenspiel
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Note: Thunder sheet- "Tonitruone" - "A percussive musical instrument devised in 1908 by Ignace Paderewski to suggest the sound of distant thunder."

Given a private performance in Lausanne in December 1908.