Symphony No.1, Op.11 or Op.16 (Sgambati, Giovanni)



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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.[1883]. Plate 25566.
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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott, n.d. Plate 23916.
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Work Title Symphony No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Sgambati, Giovanni
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.11 (Sgambati's list) or Op.16 (first edition)
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Allegro vivace, non troppo
  2. Andante mesto
  3. Scherzo. Presto
  4. Serenata. Andante
  5. Finale. Allegro con fuoco
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1880
First Performance. 1881
First Publication. 1883
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (2 in D, 2 in A basso), 2 trumpets (D), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, strings

Misc. Comments

In his contribution about Sgambati for the New Grove, John Waterhouse attaches a worklist supposedly by the composer himself, with a completely different numbering system than that used by Schott, Sgambati's main publisher, eliminating unused or disowned opus numbers. Library of congress has started to put them in the uniform titles, and new editions after 2001 (e.g. his symphonies) use the new numbering.
recorded at least twice I believe (if one counts a recording of a piano 4-hands reduction in a series of Sgambati's complete piano music on the Fonoteca label in 1998.)