Symphony No. 1, Op.19 (1957-58)
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|Full name of work:||Symphony No. 1, Op.19 (1957-58)|
|Composer:||Schulze, Arthur W. (1937-), USA|
|Music category:||classical 20th C|
|Name of file creator:||Arthur W. Schulze|
|e-mail address:||schulze "at" byelectric "dot" com|
|Comments:||The first movement (in sonata form) has a certain restlessness due to the 7/8 time signature of the main theme.|
It surrenders to the second theme in 3/4 time, and continues in this rhythm throughout the development. Signatures 7/8 and 3/4 are restored in the recapitulation.
The second movement reflects, in my mind, dreary raindrops slowly dripping on the windowpane on a gray and melancholy day. The third movement is a simple and happy minuet. The fourth movement is a fugal sonata. One can think of the theme as singing "Hosanna in Excelsis".