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Overture to a Fairy Tale


Date: 1956
Commission:
Dedication:
Première: 1957. Thomas Mayer, Halifax Symphony Orchestra
Revised:
Category: Orchestra;
2(picc)222/4020/timp/strings
Duration: 00:11:25
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, 1959 
Notes: A program note for this work can be found in A Concert goer's companion to music, Godfrey Ridout. Gordon V. Thompson, 1996
Recordings:
  • CBC RCI 180. Geoffrey Waddington, CBC Symphony Orchestra
  • CBC SM-308. John Avison, CBC Vancouver Chamber Orchestra
  • Anthology of Canadian Music, vol.17, side 7B. Geoffrey Waddington, CBC Symphony Orchestra. 1983.
  • SM-5069 (SMC and SMCD). Uri Mayer, Edmonton Symphony.
  • PSCD 2027-5. Ovation vol. 2. (same artists). 2002.
Awards:
1987 Juno nomination for Best Classical Composition
Video:Uri Mayer, Edmonton Symphony