Symphony No.3, Op.55 (Hesse, Adolf Friedrich)

Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions


For Piano solo (Composer)

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Rob Peters (2014/10/29)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1834., dated 6 November
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.3
Alternative. Title
Composer Hesse, Adolf Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.55
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAH 15
Key B minor
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1834 or earlier
First Performance. March 1835 or so
First Publication. 1835 - Leipzig: Friedrich Hofmeister (plate 2052?)
Dedication Clara Schumann (Wieck) ; .und einer resp. deutschen Concert-Gesellschaft zu Breslau hochachtungsvoll zuggeignet
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings)
External Links Fleisher Collection

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Wrocław University Library has, according to the NUKAT catalog, 22 orchestral parts for the 3rd symphony (Hofmeister publication, estimated by them to be first edition from the plate.) NUKAT also lists symphony 2 and a number of other AF Hesse works. (Other major sources include ÖNB.)

AMZ for 8 April 1835, pp.235-6, refers to a composer-conducted performance, Leipzig, 19 March 1835.