Symphony No.4, Op.17 (Myaskovsky, Nikolay)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, 1926. Plate Г.М. 6403 И.М.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 Hands

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, 1926. Plate M. 6889 Г.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.4
Alternative. Title Симфония № 4, соч. 17
Composer Myaskovsky, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INM 59
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
1. Andante, mesto e con sentimento (= 44-48) - Allegro appassionato, ma non troppo vivo (= 120)
2. Largo, freddo e senza espressione (= 56-60) - Molto espressivo
3. Allegro energico e marcato (= 144)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1917-18
First Performance. 1925-02-08, Moscow
Konstantin Saradzhev, conductor
First Publication. 1926 - Muzgiz
Copyright Information This work is claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8001P652
Dedication Vasily Yakovlev (1880-1957)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 3 flutes (3rd takes piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B),
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 6 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B),
3 trombones, tuba, timpani, cymbals, bass drums, strings
External Links
Wikipedia article (German)

Misc. Comments

Some information from the Fleisher Collection catalog card entry.

Symphonies by Nikolay Myaskovsky