Nonet, Op.147 (Foerster, Josef Bohuslav)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Prague: Hudební Matice, 1948. Plate H.M. 883.
Misc. Notes The British Library, London (GB-Lbl): Music Collections c.121.y.(1.)
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General Information

Work Title Nonet
Alternative. Title Variations on two themes
Composer Foerster, Josef Bohuslav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.147
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJF 38
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 movements
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante con moto
  3. Andante con moto
  4. Molto moderato
  5. Allegro appassionato
  6. Scherzoso e fantastico (Allegro, ma non troppo)
  7. Andante con moto
  8. Allegro moderato, ma molto appassionato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1931
First Performance. 1932/03/30 – Vienna, the Czech Nonet:
Rudolf Černý (flute)
Josef Vacek (oboe)
Artur Holas (clarinet)
Jan Fürst (bassoon)
Emanuel Kaucký (horn)
Emil Leichner (violin)
Vilém Kostečka (viola)
Jaroslav Blažek (cello)
Oldřich Šorejs (double bass)
First Publication. 1948
Dedication Czech Nonet
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello, double bass
Manuscript Sources Manuscript possibly in the Czech Museum of Music (see Materials from the Estate of Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Musicalia 1 - 2, 2010)
Extra Information Also since published by McGinnis and Marx (1986) and by Accolade Musikverlag (2022).