Symphony No. 1 (Arnold)

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Decca collection of Malcolm Arnold's Symphonies Nos 1 to 9 plus the Symphony for Brass and the Symphony for Strings

The Symphony No. 1, Op 22, is a symphony written by Malcolm Arnold in 1949. Arnold conducted the first performance at the Cheltenham Music Festival in 1951, with The Hallé Orchestra. A miniature score was published in 1952.[1]

The work is in three movements:

  • Allegro (in D minor)
  • Andantino (in C major)
  • Vivace con fuoco

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  1. ^ "Reviews of Music: Symphony No. 1, for full orchestra, by Malcolm Arnold" (1952). Music & Letters, 33 (4): p. 365.