|First Publication||1869/70 – Mainz: Schott|
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|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.79|
|First Publication.||1869/70 – Mainz: Schott|
|Dedication||Constantin, Count of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (Konstantin zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1828–1896))|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||2 Flutes, oboes, clarinets (A), bassoons, 4 horns (F), trumpets (E), trombones (in finale), timpani, strings|
Publication noted in the January, 1870 issue so probably published late in 1869.
An earlier symphony in D minor (Op.44) published ca.1854, according to Wikipedia Op.44 is Esser's 4th symphony; this might be Esser's 5th symphony?