|Composition Year||1886–87 (April)|
|Genre Categories||; ;|
⇒ 4 more: I. Allegro moderato • II. Allegro molto vivace • III. Andante con moto • IV. Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco
|Work Title||Symphony No.3 'The Irish'|
|Composer||Stanford, Charles Villiers|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.28|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||ICS 97|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1886–87 (April)|
|First Performance.||1887-6-27 in London, St. James’s Hall
|First Publication.||1888 (?)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B♭), 2 bassoons|
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets ((B♭), 3rd in last movement only), 3 trombones
timpani, harp, strings
American Symphony notes claim that Mahler conducted this symphony in New York in 1911. This has been confirmed from newspaper reviews of the time.
Arrangement listed as "just published" in a Novello ad in the April 1, 1888 Musical Times, page 200. The full score, one suspects, postdated the arrangement.
Was given its US premiere soon after its premiere, by the NY Symphony, January 27 1888 conducted by Walter Damrosch. According to the NY Philharmonic Archives this was also performed conducted by Mahler February 14 and 17 1911.