Ralph Vaughan Williams
Serenade in A minor (1898)
Conductor's score and parts on hire
Forces or Category: Chamber orchestra
Orchestration: 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, 2 hn, 2 tpt, timp, str
This is the first publication of Vaughan Williams's earliest substantial work for orchestra, composed 1897-8 and premiered in April 1901. This attractive work already shows evidence of the composer's emerging musical style and sure grasp of orchestral techniques, and publication will be welcomed by all aficionados of his music.