1712 Overture1712 Overture for really big orchestra, S. 1712,
3-3-3-3; 4-4-3-1; Timp., 4 Perc.; Org.; Str., (April 1, 1985), (11 min.).
Published by Theodore Presser Company, Full Score - Large: 416-41576L; Full Score - Study: 416-41576; Score and parts available on rental from Theodore Presser Company: 116-41287 (1985).
Recording available on the albums 1712 Overture and Other Musical Assaults and The Ill-Conceived P.D.Q. Bach Anthology.
Commissioned by the Boston Pops Orchestra in celebration of their 100th anniversary.
Premiere: April 30, 1985, the Boston Pops, John Williams conducting, at Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusettes.
December 26 and 27, 2000 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
January 2, 2007, New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.