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Symphony in F In Memoriam Johann Wolfgang von Goethe for orchestra (complete symphony with parts)

By Joseph Dillon Ford

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Full Orchestra - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Joseph Dillon Ford. 21st Century, Neo-Classical. Score, Set of Parts. 194 pages. Published by David Warin Solomons (S0.427893).

Item Number: S0.427893

(separate movements are also available)
This symphony written in classical and classical/romantic styles is in memory of the life and works of Goethe and includes quotations at the top of each score.

1st Movement - Largo Maestoso
Goethe frankly said, "What would remain to me if this art of appropriation were derogatory to genius?
Every one of my writings has been furnished to me by a thousand different persons, a thousand things:
wise and foolish have brought me, without suspectaing it, the offering of their thoughts, faculties, and
experience. My work is an aggregation of beings taken from the whole of nature; it bears the name of
—Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Quotation and Originality"

2nd Movement - Langsam mit Gefühl (Slow and with feeling)
"Heiss mich nicht reden" (= Don't ask me to speak)
Variations on Schubert's "Lied der Mignon," D. 877/2

3rd Movement - Allegro
Once the Elector of the Palatinate had a fish-ballet performed; there the
carp, dressed in gold and silver scales danced a minuet on their tails.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Letter to Bettina Brentano, Frankfurt, 7 October 1808)
(note - this movement does not contain timpani)

4th Movement - Allegro spiritoso
Finale "Joy still must sorrow, sorrow joy attend" - from Faust
(note this movement contains both timpani and triangle)

The pdf file contains scores (in Tabloid format) and parts (in Letter format)
The sound sample is an electronic preview of the whole symphony

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