Symphony No.4 (Schmidt, Franz)

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Sheet Music



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Cellofan (2015/5/30)

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Cellofan (2015/5/30)

Editor Orfeo Mandozzi
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Orfeo Mandozzi 2015
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Frotzler)

PDF scanned by Thomas Ang
Fredigundis22 (2014/12/20)

Arranger Karl Frotzler (1873-1960)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1935. Plate U.E. 10664.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.4 in C major
Alternative. Title Requiem für meine Tochter
Composer Schmidt, Franz
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFS 15
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements (connected)
I. Allegro molto moderato - Passionato
II. Adagio - Piu lento - Adagio
III. Molto Vivace
IV. Tempo primo un poco sostenuto - Passionato - Tempo primo: Allegro molto moderato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1932-33
First Performance. 1934 January 10 in Vienna (Golden Room of the Vienna Musikverein)
Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Oswald Kabasta (conductor)
First Publication. 1935
Dedication Oswald Kabasta
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn,
E clarinet, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, side drum, bass drum, tamtam, 2 harps, strings
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Wikipedia article (all 4 symphonies)
Preface by Christoph Schlüren, May 2014
Wikipedia article on 4th symphony (German)
Universal Edition page on Symphony no.4 (no perusal score though)

Misc. Comments

More sections than movements (only thing like a full pause inside the work is the brief pause between the Adagio and the Molto vivace.)