Commissions Since 1813

List of works known to be commissioned by (or in some early instances, dedicated to) the Royal Philharmonic Society

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

1862
Bennett Paradise and the Peri

1864
Bennett Symphony in G minor

1867
Sullivan Marmion

1868
Barnett Overture symphonique
Benedict La selva incantata

1872
Bennett Ajax Prelude

1875
Macfarren Idyll in memory of Sterndale Bennett

1881
Cowen Sinfonietta in A minor

1883
Cowen Overture Among the Pines

1885
[Ernst Dramatic Overture]
Wingham Serenade for Orchestra

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

1887
Corder Suite Roumanian
Randegger The Prayer of Nature

1895
Parry Symphony No 3 (revised)

1896
Dvorak Five Biblical Songs with orchestra

1898
MacCunn Ballet music from Diarmid

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