Sinfonia: Janiculum, Op. 113

(Symphony No. 9)

Vincent Persichetti

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Sinfonia Janiculum was commissioned under Mrs. Alexander Hilsberg?s will in memory of her husband who served in The Philadelphia Orchestra from 1926 until 1953. Mr. Hilsberg, who died in 1961, was Concertmaster from 1942 to 1951 and Associate Conductor from 1945 to 1953. Mr. Ormandy designated Persichetti for this commission.

It was written for the most part while Persichetti was in residence for several months in 1969 at the American Academy in Rome during his second Guggenheim Fellowship, awarded him in that year. The work is scored for winds in threes, plus timpani, timbales, snare drum, cymbal, tamtam, bass drum glockenspiel, xylophone, chimes and harp. It is in one movement, consisting of four sections played without pause.

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Commission Commissioned under Mrs. Alexander Hilsberg?s will in memory of her husband who served in The Philadelphia Orchestra from 1926 until 1953.
Composition Date 1971
Duration 00:23:00
Orchestration 4 3 4 3 - 4 3 3 1; Timp. Perc. Hp. Str.
Premiere March 5th, 1971. Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy.

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