Symphony 26

2 movements, 1966†, 16:30

3 flutes (1 also piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons (1 also contra), 4 horns , 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, euphonium, timpani, cymbals, bass drum, 3 side drums, tambourine, triangle, wood-block, xylophone, glockenspiel, harp, strings

I Allegro risoluto
II Allegro moderato e grazioso – Giocoso – Allegro assai

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Timings

Handley 1976
I Allegro risoluto6:40
II Allegro moderato e grazioso – Giocoso – Allegro assai9:39
Total16:19

Performances

13 May 1976 [first performance] St Mark’s Church, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
5 September 1976 BBC Radio Stoke
North Staffordshire Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Smith
5 October 1976 [first professional performance] invitation concert at Alexandra Palace, London
live broadcast BBC Radio 3
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley

Recordings

Aries LP 3601 (3 discs)
5 October 1976 [first professional performance] invitation concert at Alexandra Palace, London
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley