Symphony in B-flat major, WAB 142 (Bruckner, Anton)



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Cypressdome (2016/6/23)

Performers Synthesized recording (strings)
Publisher Info. Cypressdome, 2016.
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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1869 (October 29)
Misc. Notes ca.300dpi color images. Source: Mus.Hs.6018.
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Editor First edition
August Göllerich (1859–1923)
Max Auer (1880–1962)
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1869 (October 29)
Anton Bruckner: ein Lebens- und Schaffens-Bild, Band 4, Teil 1, after S.112
Regensburg: Gustav Bosse, 1936.
Misc. Notes ca.240dpi color images. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Facsimile of Mus.Hs.6018. Taken from the Bruckner Drucke: MUS-AB-70,4,1.
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Misc. Notes Deciphered the manuscript as best as I could but no doubt contains errors on my part.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony in B-flat major
Alternative. Title Symphonie in B
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 142
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (incomplete sketch of 68 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1869-10-29
First Publication. 1936 – Regensburg: Gustav Bosse
(Anton Bruckner: ein Lebens- und Schaffens-Bild: Band 4, Teil 1 — facsimile of manuscript)
Copyright Information Most likely public domain in the USA, despite publication date.

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Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
Mss Sources Complete sketch (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Mus.Hs.6018)
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Misc. Comments

  • Bruckner's next attempt was a sketch of the first movement to a Symphony in B-flat major, but he did no further work on it afterwards.
Orchestral works by Anton Bruckner