Music for the Young

Full title Music for the Young for small orchestra
Date composed 1939
Details Also titled Boy Scouts Overture. Composition completed on 21 June 1939.
Orchestration: 2(2nd alt.=Picc.),2,2,2/2,1,0,0/Timp.,Perc.(=cyms/tgl/SD),Str.
Dedication: to John W. Weigl.
Performance duration: ca. 7 min.
Manuscript sources NYPL JOB 73-159, holograph score (9 folded folios [32 numbered pages]), with composer's completion date at end: New York, 21./VI 1939; penciled alternative title: Music for the Young; and dedication on title page: Dedicated to our dear boy / John Wolfgang / Boy-Scouts Overture for small Orchestra / New York, June 1939 / Karl Weigl. See also NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 98, photocopy of copyist's score (27 pages), with copyist's note at end: New York, June 21, 1939, copied by W. Weissleder.
Publication details Boosey and Hawkes, n.d.
Availabiity Score and parts available from B&H and FCP.