Symphony No.7, Op.87 (Gouvy, Louis Théodore)


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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1893]. Plate 20081.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. HMB 1893,373 since the price on the cover is 12 marks (see below).
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.7
Alternative. Title
Composer Gouvy, Louis Théodore
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.87
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Poco adagio - Allegro
II. Scherzo: Allegro con brio
III. Andante con moto
IV. Finale: Allegro risoluto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1892
First Performance. 1893? in Leipzig?
First Publication. 1893
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinet (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (F), 3 trombones, timpani, strings

Misc. Comments

Seems to have been premiered during the 1892–1893 season of the Leipzig Gewandhaus (see Verwaltungsbericht des Rates der stadt Leipzig, XIII. Anstalten für Kunst, p.245 (list of works upcoming? during the 1892–93 season; "Gouvy (G-moll) (neu)".)

Appears twice in rapid succession (?) in NZM (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1893), p.373 ; Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1894), p.58) - both full scores, same publisher, only apparent difference being the cover price and size (ottavo, 12 marks, for the former; 13.80 marks for the latter.)