6 Symphonies, Op.7 (Abel, Carl Friedrich)

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Fynnjamin (2011/8/24)

Publisher. Info. Amsterdam: J. J. Hummel, n.d.[1769]. Plate 86.
Misc. Notes Musik- och teaterbiblioteket, Stockholm (S-Skma): RISM A/I: A 66
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Fynnjamin (2011/8/24)

Editor First edition possibly
Publisher. Info. London: Robert Bremner, n.d. (For the Author.)
Misc. Notes Missing viola part.
Musik- och teaterbiblioteket, Stockholm (S-Skma): RISM A/I: A 68
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General Information

Work Title 6 Symphonies
Alternative. Title Six Simphonies a Deux Violons, Taille & Basse. Deux Hautbois & deux Corns de Chasse
Composer Abel, Carl Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.7 ; WK 13-18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 symphonies
  1. Symphony in G major, WK 13
  2. Symphony in B-flat major, WK 14
  3. Symphony in D major, WK 15
  4. Symphony in F major, WK 16
  5. Symphony in C major, WK 17
  6. Symphony in E-flat major, WK 18
First Publication. 1767 (Robert Bremner, London)
Dedication Count of Thanet
Average DurationAvg. Duration see below
  1. 10-12 minutes
  2. 8-10 minutes
  3. 10 minutes
  4. 8-10 minutes
  5. 7-10 minutes
  6. 12 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings, continuo

Misc. Comments

Recorded on cpo 777 993-2 issued in March 2017. Op.7 No.6 was miscatalogued as a Mozart symphony (K.18) (as noted in the cpo notes, Mozart may have copied it out from manuscript - he knew the composer - in 1764.)