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Symphony No. 2 in E flat : Joy of life : SATB choir with orchestra

by Alfred Hill

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Life : symphony in Eb for orchestra / composed by Alfred Hill.

Library shelf no. Q 782.554/HIL 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, harp, organ, strings, SATB choir, soloists (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone).

This work was originally composed in 1912 as a quintet with eight vocalists in the Finale. It was subsequently revised in the 1930s into an orchestral work, including choir in the Finale. Later, the first momevent was added to complete, with the final version of the symphony first performed around 1942.


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