Symphony No.16 in A major (Witt, Friedrich)

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PDF scanned by RUS-Mrg
Massenetique (2011/9/13)

Editor Gerhard Staar
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, No.3908, n.d.(1963). Plate 31744.
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Misc. Notes Preface (omitted here) has date 1963 (acc. to Worldcat), but no copyright notice. May be PD-US. Other Worldcat listings give "[1964]" and "nach alten stimmen..." - this is a score created after the parts found at Jena (see below).
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General Information

Work Title Symphony in A major
Alternative. Title Sinfonia in A-Dur. [No.16.] Nach alten Stimmen des "Akademischen Konzerts" in Jena
Composer Witt, Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. FisW 16
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFW 8
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
II. Menuetto: Allegro
III. Andante
IV. Allegretto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1790s?
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20-25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra
Flute, 2 Oboes, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns, Strings
Primary Sources D-Rtt Witt 3
D-Ju Ms.Conc.Acad.68 (more complete list of incipits)
Scan of manuscript copy of parts at Thüringer Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Jena (from RISMc 250001791 D-Ju Ms.Conc.Acad.68 probably)

Misc. Comments

Despite the #16, seems to be an early work; the published symphonies were published, if not necessarily composed, about 5-10 years later at least.