Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974)

Symfoni VIII [Symphony no. 8 in E minor]
Based on a Swedish folk motif

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1. Largo — Allegro
2. Adagio
3. Molto vivo
4. Con moto

  • Year of composition: 1944
  • Work category: Symphony
  • First performed: February 1945 in Helsinki according to Lennart Hedwall, conducted by the composer. According to mic.stim.se 1 January 1945
  • Duration: 36 min

Instrumentation

2*.2*.2.2 / 2.2.3.0 / timp / str
(picc, cor angl)
NB: ob 2, bsn 2, tbn 1, tbn 2 can be excluded

Location for score and part material

Material for rent from Swedish Music, the score is copied from Atterberg's well written autograph

  • Location autograph: Svensk Musik (STIM)

Literature

Hedwall, Lennart: Den svenska symfonin, p. 255 (Almqvist & Wiksell, Stockholm 1983)

Description of work

1. Largo E minor 4/4
2. Adagio C minor 4/4
3. Molto vivo A major 3/4
4. Con moto E minor 2/4