Peter Dietz wrote:
>I am searching for orchestral works for classical orchestra (approximate
>size of Beethoven Symphony No. 6) up to 45 minutes for a programme
>in summer 2006. There should be an evident reference to religious
>or sacred themes, but the compositions should be purely instrumental.
There are so many to choose from. A favorite title has been Sinfonia
Sacra. Perhpas the best known is by Panufnik. Others include Landre,
Charpentier (for Strings); Widor (organ and Orch.) Escudero...etc.
The Triumph of St. Joan Symphony by Dello Joio...Nobilissima Visione
Suite and Mathis der Maler by Hindemith...shall I go on...