TOCCATA FOR ORCHESTRA
A commission for The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's 30th anniversary, really a 'concerto for orchestra' in an extended one-movement form consisting of a toccata, fugue and finale. aka 'A celebration of the orchestra'.( This original version N/A see opus 386.) Published by:
Highbridge Music Ltd Commissioned by:
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to celebrate their 30th birthday in 1976
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September 15th 1976, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, RPO conducted by Hans Vonk
This version has been withdrawn since the major revision undertaken in 1988 with the title 'Toccata, a celebration of the orchestra' op.386, which is the accepted version
|15th September 1976
||The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Hans Vonk, Fairfield Hall, Croydon
The work is not reminiscent of any previous composer , and is highly successful on its own terms ... very skilfully allows instruments each to have their say in their conventional characters yet without reminiscences of famous conventional roles.
'SYMPHONY NO. 2 - 'TOCCATA''
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A 'concerto for orchestra' in an extended one-movement form consisting of a toccata, fugue and finale. aka 'A celebration of the orchestra'.'
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