Symphony No.4, Op.25 (Gouvy, Louis Théodore)



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Publisher. Info. Paris: Richault, n.d.[1868]. Plate 7679 R.
Misc. Notes Published in a bundle of the first four symphonies in full score in 1868. In this revised version, in the 3rd movement there is a footnote: Ce morceau a remplacé un Andante supprimé par l'Auteur, il est tiré de sa sonate œuvre 36.
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Work Title Symphony No.4
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Symphony No. 4; Symphonie N° 4; 交響曲第4番ニ短調; Symfoni nr. 4
Authorities WorldCat; VIAF: 296264077; LCCN: n2015032552; GND: 103140760X
Composer Gouvy, Louis Théodore
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.25
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILG 45
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro ( = 176)
  2. Scherzo. Allegro vivace ( = 160)
  3. Intermezzo. Larghetto ( = 48)
  4. Allegro con brio ( = 92)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1855, revised 1866
First Performance. 1856
First Publication. 1868
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (2 in D, 2 in B), 2 trumpets (D), timpani, strings