Commissions Since 1813

List of works known to be commissioned by, or dedicated to, the Royal Philharmonic Society

1813 - 1849 / 1850 - 1899 / 1900 - 1999 / 2000 - 2004 / 2005 - 2009 / 2010 - 2014 / 2015 to date

1862
Bennett Overture Paradise and the Peri

1864
Bennett Symphony in G minor

1867
Sullivan Overture Marmion

1868
Barnett Overture symphonique
Benedict Overture La selva incantata

1872
Bennett Prelude Ajax

1875
Macfarren Idyll in Memory of Sterndale Bennett

1881
Cowen Sinfonietta in A minor

1883
King Prize Overture Among the Pines

1885
[Ernst Dramatic Overture]
Wingham Serenade for Orchestra

1886
Gadsby Scene The Forest of Arden
Saint-Saëns Symphony No 3 in C
Mozkowski Suite for orchestra

1887
Corder Suite Roumanian
Randegger Scena Prayer of Nature

1895
Parry Symphony No 3 in F (revised)

1896
Dvorak Five Biblical Songs with orchestra

1898
MacCunn Ballet music from Diarmid

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