Symphony No.3, Op.88 (Elgar, Edward)



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Publisher. Info. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1936.
Misc. Notes William Henry Reed (1876-1943) accompanying description contains recollections of his workshop performances of the sketches with Elgar.
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Misc. Notes Contains the short sections which Elgar completed in Full Score (i.e. with all rests written in), transcribed from Elgar As I Knew Him. Not yet proof-read fully, so please point out any errors to me!
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.3 in C minor (Unfinished)
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.88
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 87
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1933-4
First Performance. 1998 September 24 (in reconstruction/elaboration)
First Publication. 1936 (some sketches, in Reed's book)

1998 (symphony based on sketches elaborated by Anthony Payne, published by Boosey & Hawkes)

Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article about Elgar sketches and Payne reconstruction

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Unfinished. Some sketches reproduced in 'Elgar as I knew him' (W.H. Reed). Payne's reconstruction based on a wider range of sketches for the symphony made available to him, however (he has discussed this at length- summarized some @ Wikipedia.)