Symphonie brève, Op.58 (Gouvy, Louis Théodore)

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Paris: S. Richault, n.d. (ca.1874). Plate 15930 R.


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General Information

Work Title Symphonie brève
Alternative Title Variations et rondo pour orchestre
Composer Gouvy, Louis Théodore
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.58
Key G minor
Movements/Sections 2 movements
I. Variations
Variation 1: L'istesso tempo
Variation 2: Animato
Variation 3: Lento
Variation 4: Agitato
Variation 5: Andantino appassionato
II. Rondo. Allegro deciso
First Performance 1873 Dec. ?
First Publication 1874? – Paris: S. Richault
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: flutes, oboes, clarinets (B/C), bassoons + 4 horns (G/B, G/C), trumpets (C) + timpani + strings

Misc. Comments

Premiere performance reviewed (somewhat negatively) in the 15 Dec. 1873 issue of La chronique musicale, page 289.
Arrangement for piano 4 hands published by Richault in 1876. Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France (2d Series, Vol.20, No.17, 22 April 1876, p.222, reg. no.1410). Other publications at the same time include the Serenades for piano Nos.16, 17, and 18 and re-issues of the Duets, op.50

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