Hugo Alfvén (1872-1960)

Festival

opus 25

  • Year of composition: Naddö November 1907
  • Work category: Orchestral works in one movement
  • First performed: 18 February 1908, Nya dramatiska teatern, Stockholm, cond. by Tor Aulin
  • Arrangement/revision: The piece also exists in an arrangement for wind orchestra Sven Nerheim.
  • Duration: 6 min

Instrumentation

2*.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp, 3 perc / str
(picc)

Examples of printed editions

Abraham Lundqvist, Stockholm n. d.

  • Location autograph: Uppsala Universitetsbibliotek

Examples of recordings

• Swedish Society, SCD 1003,1985
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Stig Westerberg
• Caprice, CAP 21340, 1996
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Stig Westerberg
• Naxos, 8.553962S, 1996, also 8.555852, 2001
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, cond. Niklas Willén

Description of work

Allegro con brio, C major 3/4