David Whitwell

Symphony Nr. 3, “Meditations on Hamlet”

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This Symphony came to mind after I attended a performance of Shakespeare's famous play. Although the symphony was never intended to reflect the play itself, the music came to mind after three lines of text seemed to stay with me.

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Sym­pho­ny Nr. 3, “Med­i­ta­tions on Ham­let”
David Whitwell (1937–)

Date: 1989
Instru­men­ta­tion: Con­cert Band
Dura­tion: 16:30
Lev­el: 5

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David Whitwell (b. 1937), Sym­pho­ny Nr. 3 “Med­i­ta­tions on Ham­let”

I. “When church­yards yawn, and Hell itself breathes out”
II. “Thoughts Beyond the Reach­es of our Souls”
III. “Good Night, Sweet Prince”

This Sym­pho­ny came to mind after I attend­ed a per­for­mance of Shakespeare’s famous play. Although the sym­pho­ny was nev­er intend­ed to reflect the play itself, the music came to mind after three lines of text seemed to stay with me.

David Whitwell