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||First edition ?
||Vienna: Universal Edition, 1926. Plate U.E. 8672.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano 4 Hands (Blasser)
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
||B minor (nominally. Somewhat nontonal)
- I. Andante sostenuto, calmo ( = 60–63). Allegro minaccioso, poco stravagante ( = 76–(80)) -
- II. Andante ( = 60–63). Allegro scherzando e tenebroso ( = 88–96)
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1922, rev. 1925, 1926
||1925-02-08 in Moscow
- Konstantin Saradzhev, conductor
||Pavel Lamm (1882–1951)
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
||Early 20th century
- 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets,
- bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
- 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, drums, cymbals, harp, strings
Wikipedia article (German)
Preface by Christoph Schlüren, October 2018
Universal Edition with (Critical Edition?) Perusal Score
Tempo listing above much abridged from score, which contains many changes in tempo and many tempo markings.
The symphony was practically completely rewritten (by and according to the composer) after its premiere and premiered in Leningrad (version B) 10-28-1925, then revised slightly before a performance in Winterthur conducted by Scherchen 2-24-1926. (Tassie, p.125.)
Performed (US premiere?) February 17 1927 in New York City, conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler (Performances by the NYPO of Myaskovsky Sym. 7)
|Symphonies by Nikolay Myaskovsky
- Symphony No.1 in C minor, Op.3 (1908, rev.1921)
- Symphony No.2 in C♯ minor, Op.11 (1910-11)
- Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.15 (1914)
- Symphony No.4 in E minor, Op.17 (1917-18)
- Symphony No.5 in D major, Op.18 (1917-18)
- Symphony No.6 in E♭ minor, Op.23 (1921-23)
- Symphony No.7 in B minor, Op.24 (1922)
- Symphony No.8 in A major, Op.26 (1924-25)
- Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.28 (1926-27)
- Symphony No.10 in F minor, Op.30 (1926-27)
- Symphony No.11 in B♭ minor, Op.34 (1931)
- Symphony No.12 in G minor "October", Op.35 (1931-32)
- Symphony No.13 in B♭ minor, Op.36 (1933)
- Symphony No.14 in C major, Op.37 (1933)
- Symphony No.15 in D minor, Op.38 (1933-34)
- Symphony No.16 in F major, Op.39 (1935-36)
- Symphony No.17 in G♯ minor, Op.51 (1936-37)
- Symphony No.18 in C major, Op.42 (1937)
- Symphony No.19 in E♭ major, Op.46 (1939)
- Symphony No.20 in E major, Op.50 (1940)
- Symphony No.21 in F♯ minor, Op.51 (1940)
- Symphony No.22 in B minor "Ballade", Op.54 (1941)
- Symphony No.23 in A minor, Op.56 (1941)
- Symphony No.24 in F minor, Op.63 (1943)
- Symphony No.25 in D♭ major, Op.69 (1945-46, rev.1949)
- Symphony No.26 in C major "On Russian Themes", Op.79 (1948)
- Symphony No.27 in C minor, Op.85 (1949)