Berlin, Leipzig, Paris, Moscou, Londres, New York, Buenos Aires: ÉditIon Russe de Musique [PN R.M.V. 504], . Folio. Original publisher's light brown wrappers printed in dark brown. 1f. (recto title, verso dedication and composer's performance notes), 36 pp.
Commissioned by Serge Koussevitsky to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, with "Cette symphonie composée à la gloire de Dieu est dédiée au "Boston Symphony Orchestra" à l'occasion de cinquantenaire de son existence" printed to verso of title.
Wrappers worn, creased at corners, and stained at edges; short tear to inner margin of upper; detached; lower lacking. Slightly worn; uniform light browning.
First Edition. De Lerma S36. Kirchmeyer 52-1
The Symphony of Psalms, a choral symphony in three movements utilizing psalm texts composed during Stravinsky's neoclassical period, was first performed in Brussels on December 13, 1930 by the Société Philharmonique de Bruxelles conducted by Ernest Ansermet. Item #32106
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