Symphony No.6, Op.104 (Sibelius, Jean)

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Daphnis (2007/12/31)

Publisher. Info. Stockholm: Abraham Hirsch's Forlag, n.d.(1923). Plate 2712.
Reissue - Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen (after 1945). Plate 3343b.
Reprinted Miami: Kalmus Music. Plate 142.
Misc. Notes US copyright "restored" under GATT/TRIPs
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.6
Alternative. Title
Composer Sibelius, Jean
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.104
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 113
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro molto moderato
  2. Allegretto moderato
  3. Poco vivace
  4. Allegro molto.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923
First Performance. 1923-2-19, Helsinki City Orchestra conducted by the composer
First Publication. 1923
Dedication see below
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 Flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones
harp, strings
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

*No dedication on score, but the composer is said to have wished to dedicate the work to Wilhelm Stenhammar, the dedication was then however lost by the publisher.

Symphonies by Jean Sibelius