Mai-Dun (Ireland, John)

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Sheet Music

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Publisher. Info. London: Augener, 1923. Plate 16013 R.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi, cropped mini score
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. London: Augener, 1931. Plate 16041 R.
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General Information

Work Title Mai-Dun
Alternative. Title Symphonic Rhapsody
Composer Ireland, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJI 33
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 rhapsody
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1921 November
First Performance. 1921 December 12, London, Queen's Hall
The Goossens Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Goossens
First Publication. 1923 – London: Augener (full score, parts)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 11-15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A), bass clarinet (A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, snare drum, cymbals, triangle, tambourine, glockenspiel, strings
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The parts were initially titled just Symphonic Rhapsody, which was the composer's initial title, "Mai-Dun" being added at some point (between 1921 and 1923?).

Premiere information from Craggs, John Ireland: A Catalogue, Discography and Bibliography, page 73. Gives manuscript location at @British Library (dated 1920-21 - according to notes by the composer for 7 October 1922 performance conducted by Albert Coates, it was sketched out in October 1920 and completed in November 1921.)