2 Symphonies, Op.18 (Bach, Johann Christian)

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Publisher. Info. Amsterdam: Schmitt, n.d.(ca.1785).
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General Information

Work Title 2 Symphonies
Alternative. Title Deux Sinfonies à grande orchestre
Composer Bach, Johann Christian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18 ; W.XC 2, C 27
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 91
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 symphonies
  1. Symphony in D major
  2. Symphony in D major
First Publication. 1785 ca. – Amsterdam: Schmitt
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings
Extra Information The first symphony was arranged from the overtures to La clemenza di Scipione (movements I, III) and Amadis de Gaule (movement II), the second is a re-publication of No.4 from the Six Grand Overtures, Op.18 issued ca.1782.