Symphony No. 1 in d minor

Symphony No. 1 in d minor

HWC 070
1936

Overview: Orchestra
Authorship: Healey Willan
Composition Date: Full score completed 15 September 1936.
Scored For: 2322/4331/Timp, Harp, Perc/Strings
Duration: 45 minutes
Number of Pages: Full score, 191 p. Condensed scores and sketches, 96 p.
Notes About Music: see note for HWC 091. An untitled and undated sketch in full score (2222/2230/drum [timp]/strings) for the first movement appears to date from about 1910, judging from its physical appearance. Other sketches of his work bear the date 6 February 1932. Condensed score, movement 1, completed 2 February 1936; movement 2, completed 15 January 1936; movement 3, completed 5 March 1936. Full score completed 15 September 1936.
First performed 8 October 1936, Toronto, Promenade Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Reginald Stewart. See also Rhapsody “From the Highlands” HWC 085 and HWC 087.

Track Listing:
   1. Largo. Allegro feroce
   2. Adagio

   3. Allegro jubilante
Holograph: NL of C. Full score, 191 p. Condensed scores and sketches, 96 p.
Publication: Scarborough, Berandol. Score and parts on rental.
Recordings: Non-commercial recording of Adagio only (CBC P.A.T. – 41791).
Score Available: Contact the Healey Willan Society; healeywillansociety@gmail.com
 

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  • Scored For: 2322/4331/Timp, Harp, Perc/Strings

 

 

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