Symphony No.6 (Piston, Walter)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Associated Music Publishers, 1957. Plate AMP-9567-125.
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Work Title Symphony No.6
Alternative. Title
Composer Piston, Walter
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWP 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Fluendo espressivo
  2. Scherzo: Leggerissimo vivace
  3. Adagio sereno
  4. Allegro energico
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1955
First Performance. 1955/11/25
Boston Symphony Orchestra, cond. Charles Munch
First Publication. 1957
Copyright Information
In the USA this work is most likely in the public domain because no renewal was found after a thorough search of the Catalog of Copyright Entries and it was ineligible for "restoration" under GATT/TRIPS.
Dedication Dedicated to the Memory of Serge Koussevitzky and Natalie Koussevitzky
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, 2 harps, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Commissioned for the 75th anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra