Symphony No.1, Op.5 (Xian, Xinghai)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Beijing: State Music Publisher, (ca.1955)
Misc. Notes Muzgiz engraving
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No. 1 'Liberation of the Nation' (第一交響曲《民族解放》)
Alternative. Title Симфония № 1 'Национальное освобождение'
Composer Xian, Xinghai
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op. 5
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IXX 13
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1941
First Publication. 1941
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
Wind instruments
Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets in B, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
Brass instruments
4 horns in F, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
Percussion instruments
Timpani, triangle, Peng ling, cymbals, tam-tam, bass drum, Tang luo, Zhong luo, Shui Bo, Ban Gu, Chinese Da Gu, Chinese Xiao Gu