Symphony No. 1 (Arnold)
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.
The work is in three movements:
- Allegro (in D minor)
- Andantino (in C major)
- Vivace con fuoco
- 1980: Malcolm Arnold and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra on EMI Classics HMV ASD 3823 (LP) (latest re-release on EMI 382 1462)
- 1995: Richard Hickox and the London Symphony Orchestra on Chandos Records CHAN 9335
- 1996: Vernon Handley and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Conifer 75605-51257-2 (re-released on Decca 4765337)
- 1996: Andrew Penny and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra on Naxos Records 8.553406 (recorded 10-11 April, 1995, in the presence of the composer)
- "Reviews of Music: Symphony No. 1, for full orchestra, by Malcolm Arnold" (1952). Music & Letters, 33 (4): p. 365.