Java Suite (Godowsky, Leopold)




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Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1925, Plate 23422
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8. The Gardens of Buitenzorg

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Work Title Java Suite
Alternative. Title Phonoramas. Tonal journeys for the pianoforte
Composer Godowsky, Leopold
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILG 16
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 pieces, in 4 parts
  • Part I.
1. Gamelan
2. Wayang-Purwa, Puppet Shadow Plays
3. Hari Besaar, The Great Day
  • Part II.
4. Chattering Monkeys at the Sacred Lake of Wendit
5. Boro Budur in Moonlight
6. The Bromo Volcano and the Sand Sea at Daybreak
  • Part III.
7. Three Dances
8. The Gardens of Buitenzorg
9. In the Streets of Old Batavia
  • Part IV.
10. In the Kraton
11. The Ruined Water Castle at Djokja
12. A Court Pageant in Solo
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1924–25
First Publication. 1925 - New York: Carl Fischer
Copyright Information While public domain even in the EU, this work remains under copyright in the USA.

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2021.

Renewed Sept.-Oct. 1952 (R99766-68, 99770)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piano (solo)