Symphony No.5 (Abert, Johann Joseph)

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.[1871]. Plate 20323.
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For Piano 4 Hands

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.(ca.1871). Plate 20406.
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Work Title Symphony No.5
Alternative. Title Sinfonie in C moll für grosses Orchester
Composer Abert, Johann Joseph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJA 5
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Adagio — Allegro
II. Scherzo
III. Adagio
IV. Finale. Allegro maestoso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1869
First Performance. 1870 February 22
composer conducting
First Publication. 1870/1871 – Mainz: Schott
Dedication Ludwig II King of Bavaria
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (2 in F, 2 in E), 2 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, timpani, strings
Primary Sources D-SHm Mus.C152:1 (abschrift string parts)

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Oddly, listed as being (only) in manuscript in Hermann Abert's Johann Joseph Abert (1832-1915): sein Leben und seine Werke (p.199) (the worklist gives symphonies 4 - Columbus - and 7, in C, Fruhlingssymphonie- as published; the other symphonies listed are no.1 in B minor, no.2 in C minor, no.3 in A (a broadcast recording exists, premiere was by 1856), no.6 "Lyrische" in D minor.)