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Symphonic Nocturne from Lady in the Dark

Concert suite arranged by Robert Russell Bennett.

Work Details


17 minutes

First Performance

29 July 1949, New York, Lewisohn Stadium, New York Philharmonic, Maurice Abravanel, cond.

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  • Instrumentation

    • 2 Flutes (picc)
    • 2 Oboes (Eng hn)
    • 3 Clarinets (bass cl)
    • 2 Bassoons
    • 4 French horns
    • 3 Trumpets
    • 3 Trombones
    • Tuba
    • Harp
    • Celesta (or piano)
    • Timpani & percussion
    • Strings

  • Lady in the Dark 1941

    Musical play in two acts. Music and lyrics by Weill and Ira Gershwin. Book by Moss Hart.

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