Symphony No.1, Op.12 (Lyapunov, Sergey)



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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Julius Heinrich Zimmermann, n.d.[1902]. Plate Z. 3379.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

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Engraver Leipzig: F.M. Geidel.
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: J. H. Zimmermann, n.d.[1902]. Plate Z. 3381.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. HMB refers here to Leipzig-Zimmermann rather than St Petersburg-Zimmermann but one assumes, anyway, that this is the same reduction.
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General Information

Work Title Symphonie en Si mineur, pour grand orchestre
Alternative. Title Symphony No.1 ; Симфония для большого оркестра
Composer Lyapunov, Sergey
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.12
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISL 43
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Andantino - Allegro con spirito (B minor)
  2. Andante sostenuto (E major)
  3. Scherzo. Allegretto vivace (G major)
  4. Finale. Allegro molto (B minor, ends B major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1887
First Performance. 1888-04-11, Free Music School, St. Petersburg, Mily Balakirev conducting
First Publication. 1902 – St. Petersburg: Zimmermann
Dedication Mily Balakirev (1837–1910)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 3 Flutes (3 also Piccolo), 2 Oboes, English Horn, 2 Clarinets in A/B, Bass Clarinet in B, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in B, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Strings
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  • See MPH reprint preface : Composed 1887, not 1897. I think I did write 1897 from a Chandos program note to their recording of the first symphony but I think that was a typographical error.