Symphony No.6, Op.68 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.[1826]. Plate 4311
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Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 1: Symphonien, Nr.6 (pp.3-86)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1863]. Plate B.6.
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Editor Henry Charles Litolff (1818-1891)
Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 2770.
Reprinted Symphonies Nos.5, 6 and 7 in Full Score
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Editor Max Unger (1883-1959)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.[1938].
Reprinted Six and Seventh Symphonies in Full Score (pp.1-152)
New York: Dover Publications, 1976.
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Publisher. Info. Palo Alto: Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities, 2008.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Richault, n.d., Plate 1626 R
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1863).
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Arranger Michael Gotthard Fischer (1773-1829)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1809). Plate 1359.
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Arranger Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Publisher. Info. Mainz: les fils de B. Schott, n.d.[1829]. Plate 3093.
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Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823–1903)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig : C.F. Peters, n.d.. Plate 6927.
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Arranger Franz Ludwig Schubert (1804–1868)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. Plate V.A. 267/268
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1865-1931)
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Arranger Selmar Bagge (1823-1896)
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Arranger Carl Czerny (1791-1857)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.(ca.1836). Plate 357.
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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.[1840]. Plate 6007.
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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
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Publisher. Info. Franz Liszt: Musikalische Werke. Serie IV, Band 2-3.
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Arranger Ernst Pauer (1826-1905)
Publisher. Info. London: Augener Ed.8036F, n.d.(ca.1928). Plate 7975.
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I. Erwachen heiterer Gefühle bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande (Allegro ma non troppo)

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Arranger Renaud de Vilbac (1829–1884)
August Schulz (1837-1909)
Heinrich Plock (1829-1891)
Publisher. Info. Les trios symphoniques
Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, No.891, n.d.[1879]. Plate 10731.
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II. Szene am Bach (Andante mosso)

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Arranger Pietro Lichtenthal (1811-1840)
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.6
Alternative. Title Pastoral
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.68
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
I: Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande (Allegro ma non troppo)
II: Scene am Bach (Andante molto moto, B major)
III: Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute (Allegro)
IV: Gewitter. Sturm (Allegro, F minor)
V: Hirtengesang. Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm (Allegretto)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1808
First Performance. 1808-12-22 in Vienna, Theater an der Wien
Ad hoc orchestra, Ludwig van Beethoven (conductor)
First Publication. 1809 (April) - parts; 1826 (May) - score
Dedication F. J. von Lobkowitz
Graf A. von Rasumovsky
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
2 horns (F, B), 2 trumpets (C), 2 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
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