Symphony No.22, Op.54 (Myaskovsky, Nikolay)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Union of Soviet Composers, 1944. Plate M. 17682 Г.
Misc. Notes US Copyright (Leeds) 1945: see WorldCat.
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Work Title Symphony No.22
Alternative. Title Symphony-Ballade
Composer Myaskovsky, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.54
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INM 77
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1, roughly divisible into an introduction and 3 sections:
Introduction (Lento) and 3 sections
  • Allegro non troppo alternating with
    Andante e molto espressivo -
  • Andante con duolo - Poco più affanato - Tempo del Andante -
  • Allegro energico, ma non troppo vivo
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1941
First Performance. 1942-01-12 in Tblisi
Abram L. Stasevich (conductor)
First Publication. 1944
Copyright Information This work is claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8001P260
Average DurationAvg. Duration 36 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A),
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, snare drum, cymbals, bass drum, strings
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