Symphony of Psalms, K052 (Stravinsky, Igor)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1948. Plate B. & H. 16328.
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Work Title Symphony of Psalms
Alternative. Title
Composer Stravinsky, Igor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K052
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IIS 71
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Tempo ( = 92)
  2. Tempo ( = 60)
  3. Tempo ( = 48)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930
First Performance. 1930/12/13 at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Société Philarmonique de Bruxelles
First Publication. 1930-31 – Berlin: Russischer Musikverlag
Librettist see below
  1. Psalm XXXVIII: Verses 13-14
  2. Psalm XXXIX: Verses 2-4
  3. Psalm CL
Language Latin
Dedication 50th anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra
InstrDetail
5 flutes (5th also piccolo), 4 oboes, English horn, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, trumpet (D), 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, 2 pianos, harp, cellos, basses
External Links Kirchmeyer Catalog
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