Symphony No.7, Op.40 (Hamerik, Asger)



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Publisher. Info. Offenbach am Main: Johann André, n.d.[1908]. Plate André 16098.
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Work Title Symphony No.7
Alternative. Title Chor-Symphonie
Composer Hamerik, Asger
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAH 8
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Largo - Allegro
II. Andante sostenuto - Allegro (D major)
III. Grave - Più adagio e molto tranquillo - Allegro maestoso - Andante sostenuto - Allegro maestoso - Andante sostenuto - Allegro maestoso - Quasi presto (begins G minor, ends C major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1898–1906
First Performance. 1898 April 28 (1898 version)

1918 March 31 (final version)

First Publication. 1908 – Offenbach: Johann André
Librettist the composer and his wife
Language German / English / Danish
Dedication Dedicated to the Baltimore Oratorio Society and its Director Mr. Joseph Pache
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: mezzo-soprano + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A/B), 2 bassoons + 4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, glockenspiel, cymbals, triangle + strings
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Wikipedia article (Dutch)

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At least three versions, premiered in 1898, 1903 and 1918 respectively.

According to a review and the notes to the DaCapo recording, the words are by the composer and his wife. - Schissel