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Symphony No. 3 (Arnold)

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The Symphony No. 3, Op. 63 by Malcolm Arnold was finished in 1957. It is in three movements:

  • Allegro – Vivace
  • Lento
  • Allegro con brio – Presto – Lento e maestoso – Presto
  • The work was commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society. The first performance was given by John Pritchard conducting the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic on 2 December 1957 at the Royal Festival Hall.

    Commercial recordings

  • 1959 Malcolm Arnold and the London Philharmonic Orchestra on Everest Records SDBR 3021 (re-released on Everest 9001)
  • 1994 Richard Hickox and the London Symphony Orchestra on Chandos Records CHAN 9290
  • 1996 Vernon Handley and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic on Conifer Records 75605-51258-2 (re-released on Decca 4765337)
  • 1998 Andrew Penny and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra on Naxos Records 8.553739 (recorded 13-14 June, 1996, in the presence of the composer)
  • References

    Symphony No. 3 (Arnold) Wikipedia

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