Symphony No. 9 (Milhaud)
The Symphony No. 9, Op. 380, is a work for orchestra by French composer Darius Milhaud. The piece was written in 1959 for the Fort Lauderdale Symphony Orchestra and its conductor Mario di Bonaventura.
Milhaud's Ninth Symphony is a three-movement work with a total running time of about 19 minutes. The titles of the movements, as descriptive of their character as of tempo, are as follows:
- Modérement animé (approx. 5'10")
- Lent et sombre (approx. 9'10")
- Alerte et vigoureux (approx. 4'45")
This symphony is published by Heugel & Cie. Recordings of this symphony include a 1993 all-digital recording by Alun Francis and the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Basel, part of a boxed set of Milhaud's Symphonies No. 1-12 on CPO.
- Schulz, Reinhard. Darius Milhaud Symphonies 7-9 (CD liner notes). CPO, 2000. pp. 10–11.