Symphony No.4 in E-flat major, WAB 104 (Bruckner, Anton)

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1st version (1874)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1874
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2nd version (1878-80)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1878, 1880
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(1878 revised 2nd version with 1880 finale)
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Editor Robert Haas (1886-1960)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, 1936.
Reprinted Symphonies Nos.4 & 7 in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1990.
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"Volksfest"-Finale (1878)

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3rd version (1887-88)

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Editor Max Steinitzer (1864-1936)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, Ed.62, n.d.[1912]. Plate E.E. 3636.
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Editor Hans Ferdinand Redlich (1903-1968)
Publisher. Info. London: Eulenburg, n.d.[1954]. Plate E.E. 3636.
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2nd version (1878-80)

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Editor Robert Haas (1886-1960)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, 1936.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1936).
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Misc. Notes These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.These parts do not match either early Eulenburg score available above. They do match the Dover reprint of the full score of the Haas edition of the Symphony. That edition combines the first 3 movements of the 1878 version of the Symphony with the Finale of 1880.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For 2 Pianos (Grunsky)

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Arranger Karl Grunsky (1871-1943)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, No.3841d, 1927. Plate 10567.
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For Piano 4 hands (Löwe)

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Arranger Ferdinand Löwe (1865-1925)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Albert J. Gutmann, 1890. Plate A.J.G. 712.
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Arranger Ferdinand Löwe (1865-1925)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d. Plate U.E. 2882.
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For Piano 4 hands (Singer)

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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate 10294.
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See: Symphonie-Sätze (Nos.5-6)

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General Information

Work Title Symphony No. 4 'Romantic'
Alternative. Title
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 104
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  • 1st version, 1874
I. Allegro
II. Andante quasi Allegretto
III. Scherzo. Sehr schnell; Trio. Im gleichen Tempo
IV. Finale. Allegro moderato
  • 2nd version, 1878, with revised 1880 finale
I. Bewegt, nicht zu schnell
II. Andante quasi Allegretto
III. Scherzo. Bewegt; Trio. Nicht zu schnell. Keinesfalls schleppend
IV. Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1874-88
1874 (1st version)
1878 with "Volkfest" Finale (2nd version), revised 1880 (new Finale)
1888 (3rd version)
First Performance. 1881-02-20 in Vienna (2nd version, 1878/80)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Hans Richter (conductor)
First Publication. 1889 – Vienna: Albert J. Gutmann (3rd version)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
  • 1st Version (1874)
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, timpani, strings
  • Revised 2nd Version (1878/80), per Nowak critical edition
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, strings
  • 3rd Version (1889)
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F/E), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Bruckner Symphony versions (Griegel)
Bruckner Symphony versions (Marques)
Discography (Berky)
The Bruckner Journal. Part 1: Orchestral Music
Extra Information The usual performance uses the first three movements of the 1878 version and the Finale of 1880


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