Symphony No.6, Op.116 (Spohr, Louis)

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Performer Pages Matthew Hughes (clarinets)
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Pietro Mechetti, n.d.[1842]. Plate P.M. 3527.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

I. Bach-Handel'sche Periode

For 2 Clarinets (Hughes)

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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.6
Alternative. Title Historische Symphonie im Styl und Geschmack vier verschiedener Zeitabschnitte für Orchester
Composer Spohr, Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.116
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Bach-Handel'sche Periode, 1720: Largo grave - Allegro moderato
II. Haydn-Mozart'sche Periode, 1780: Larghetto
III. Beethoven'sche Periode, 1810: Scherzo & Trio
IV. Allerneueste Periode, 1840, Finale: Allegro vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1839 Summer
First Performance. 1840 April 6, London, under George Smart (if not earlier?)
First Publication. 1842 – Vienna: Pietro Mechetti
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B/C), 2 bassoons
4 horns (2 in D/G/E, 2 in D), 2 trumpets (B), 3 trombones
timpani, triangle, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, strings
External Links All Music Guide (gives inaccurate (first) publication date of 1942)

Misc. Comments

Composed July-August 1839 according to Brown, "Louis Spohr: A Critical Biography". Given its first London performance 6 April 1840 (which may well have been the premiere.)

Symphonies by Louis Spohr