2 Symphonies, Op.18 (Bach, Johann Christian)

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Publisher. Info. Amsterdam: Schmitt, n.d.(ca.1785).
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General Information

Work Title 2 Symphonies
Alternative. Title Deux Sinfonies à grande orchestre
Composer Bach, Johann Christian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18 (Overture arrangement plus Op.18 No.4) ; W.XC 2, C 27
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 symphonies
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante
III. Allegro da capo al segno
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Andante
III. Rondo. Presto
First Publication. 1785 ca. – Amsterdam: Schmitt
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons
2 horn (D), 2 trumpets (D), timpani, strings
Extra Information The first symphony was arranged from the overtures to La clemenza di Scipione, W.G 10 (movements I, III) and Amadis de Gaule, W.G 39 (movement II), the second is a re-publication of No.4 from the Six Grand Overtures, Op.18 issued ca.1782.