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Publisher: AMP

Symphony No. 3 (1938)
Publisher
Associated Music Publishers Inc
Category
Orchestra
Sub Category
Large Orchestra
Year Composed
1938
Duration
18 Minutes


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Programme Note
Roy Harris Symphony No. 3 (1938)
Composer Note:

Section I: Tragic-- bow string sonorities.

Section II: Lyric-- strings, horns, and woodwinds.

Section III: Pastoral-- emphasizing woodwind color.

Section IV: Fugue-- dramatic.
A. Brass-- percussion predominating.
B. Canonic development of Section II material constituting background for further development of Fugue.
C. Brass Climax. Rhythmic motif derived from Fugue subject.

Section V: Dramatic-- Tragic.
Restatement of Violin Theme Section I. Tutti strings in canon with tutti wood winds. Brass and percussion develop rhythmic motif from climax of Section IV.

Materials:
1. Melodic Contours-- Diatonic-- Polytonal.
2. Harmonic Textures-- Consonance-- Polytonal.

-- Roy Harris


Performances
Date
Title
  • 22 APR 2018
    Berlin, Germany
    DSO Berlin
    Robin Ticciati, conductor
  • 16 NOV 2017
    University Auditorium, Gainesville, FL
    University of Florida Symphony Orchestra
    Raymond Chobaz, conductor
  • 02 MAY 2017
    Lynchburg, VA
    Liberty University Symphony Orchestra
    John D. Kinchen, conductor
  • 22 APR 2017
    West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, UK
    Cambridge Graduate Orchestra
  • 14 AUG 2016
    Aspen, CO
    Aspen Music Festival
  • 10 AUG 2016
    Chicago, IL, United States
    Carlos Kalmar, conductor
  • 14 APR 2016
    Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Wales
    BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    Eric Stern, conductor

    Other Dates:
    15 April - St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales
  • 20 NOV 2015
    Williamstown, MA
    Berkshire Symphony
    Ronald Feldman, conductor
  • 10 OCT 2015
    University Concert Hall, Cambridge, UK
    Sinfonia of Cambridge
    Howard Williams, conductor
  • 08 MAR 2014
    Zurich, Switzerland
    Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich
    David Zinman, conductor

    Other Dates:
    9 March - Zurich, Switzerland
  • 21 NOV 2013
    MediaCityUK, Salford
    BBC Philharmonic
    Paul Daniel, conductor
  • 21 NOV 2013
    United Kingdom
    BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
    Paul Daniel, conductor
  • 21 NOV 2013
    United Kingdom
    BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
    Paul Daniel, conductor
  • 08 DEC 2012
    Palo Alto, CA
    Palo Alto Philharmonic
    Thomas Shoebotham, conductor
  • 08 DEC 2012
    Palo Alto, CA
    Palo Alto Philharmonic
    Thomas Shoebotham, conductor
  • 10 MAR 2012
    Springfield, MA
    Springfield Symphony Orchestra
    Kevin Rhodes, conductor
  • 25 FEB 2012
    Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
    Matthew Kraemer, conductor

    Other Dates:
    26 February - Buffalo, NY
  • 04 FEB 2012
    Tulsa, OK
    Tulsa Symphony Orchestra
    Timothy Muffitt, conductor
  • 13 OCT 2011
    Portugal
    Oporto Symphonic Orchestra
    Grant Llewellyn, conductor

    Other Dates:
    14 October - Portugal
  • 16 JUL 2011
    St Barnabas Church, Ealing
    Ealing Symphony Orchestra
    John Gibbons, conductor
  • 16 JUL 2011
    England
    Ealing Symphony Orchestra
    John Gibbons, conductor
  • 21 NOV 2010
    St. Mary’s City, MD
    St. Mary’s College of Maryland
    Jeffrey Silberschlag, conductor
  • 13 NOV 2010
    Monterey, CA
    Monterey Symphony
    Max Bragado Darman, conductor

    Other Dates:
    14,15 November - Monterey, CA
  • 26 JAN 2010
    Germany
    Neue Lausitzer Philharmonie
    Eckehard Stier, conductor
  • 07 DEC 2009
    Providence, RI
    Rhode Island College
    Edward Markward, conductor
  • 15 NOV 2009
    Portsmouth, NH
    Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra
    Christopher Hill, conductor
  • 05 NOV 2009
    Greeley, CO
    University of Northern Colorado
    Russell Guyver, conductor
  • 02 OCT 2009
    St. Louis, MO
    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
    David Robertson, conductor

    Other Dates:
    3 October - St. Louis, MO
  • 02 OCT 2009
    St. Louis, MO
    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
    David Robertson, conductor

    Other Dates:
    3 October - St. Louis, MO
  • 26 JUL 2009
    Boston, MA
    Boston Symphony Orchestra
    David Robertson, conductor

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