Symphony No.5, Op.112 (Ries, Ferdinand)



Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1823]. Plate 3902.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions


For Flute, 2 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos or Cello and Double Bass (Mockwitz)

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Arranger Friedrich Mockwitz (1785-1849?) (says P.F. Mockwitz)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1823]. Plate 3903.
Misc. Notes Full orchestra parts (in the holdings of Danish and Dutch library catalogs) have Breitkopf plate 3902. 1823 from May 1823 AMZ Intelligenzblatt supplement.
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For Piano solo (Bolton)

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Arranger Alex Bolton
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.5
Alternative. Title
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.112
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFR 118
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Allegro
II. Larghetto con moto quasi andante
III. Scherzo. Allegro assai
IV. Finale. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1813
First Performance. 1814-02-14 — London, Philharmonic Society Concert
First Publication. 1823 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Dedication à Monsieur T.B. Heath
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra: flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons + 2 horns (F/B basso/D, D/B basso), 2 trumpets (D/C), 3 trombones + timpani + strings
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Wikipedia article
RISM 400167177 (description of ms copy, Luzern)

Misc. Comments

Actually the second of Ries' symphonies chronologically. Published in score, piano quintet (arr. by Hubert Ries and septet arrangements (the latter dedicated to a J.B. Heath, see RISM 403008902.)