6 Symphonies, Op.6 (Schmitt, Joseph)




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Publisher. Info. Amsterdam: J. J. Hummel, n.d.(1773). Plate 300.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Symphonies
Alternative. Title Six Simphonies a Deux Violons, Taille & Basse. Deux Hautbois, ou Flutes, & Deux Corns de Chasse, Tromba & Tympani ad Libitum
Composer Schmitt, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 symphonies:
No.1 in D major
No.2 in B-flat major
No.3 in E-flat major
No.4 in G major (with violin solo in the Adagio 2nd movement)
No.5 in C major
No.6 in D major
First Publication. 1773 – Amsterdam: J. J. Hummel. Parts. Plate 300.
Dedication à l'illustre societé d'Utile Dulci, à Stockholm, par son très humble serviteur et membre Jean Julien Hummel
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 oboes (or 2 flutes) + 2 horns (+ trumpet + timpani ad lib. in No.1) + strings + continuo

Misc. Comments

Continuo is figured (not realized) in the Hummel parts (a true continuo Basso part, not a cello/bass part with nomenclature held over from an earlier time.)

No.2 recorded on a 2005 Pentatone CD with Symphonie D-Dur op. 1 Nr. 1; Symponie G-Dur ("Symfonie Periodique Nr. 1"); Symphonie Es-Dur "The Hurdy Gurdy" ("Symfonie Periodique Nr. 11"); and Flötenquartette op. 3 Nr. 3 & 6 (to copy from a description of the rest of its contents in the German). (See e.g. Description with sound samples.)