Symphony No.4 in B minor (Mayer, Emilie)

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For Piano 4 hands (Jurke)

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Arranger A. Jurke
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.[1860]. Plate 4867.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony in B minor
Alternative. Title Symphony No.6 (or Symphony No.4- see below)
Composer Mayer, Emilie
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 12
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro appassionato
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro
  4. Finale. Presto
First Performance. 1851 March 16
First Publication. 1860 – Berlin: Bote & Bock (piano 4-hand reduction)
Dedication Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Average DurationAvg. Duration 36 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra

Misc. Comments

According to the list of Emilie Mayer's works on Wikipedia, this is her 4th symphony to be composed. Performed in 2012 in a reconstruction by conductor Stefan Malzew (along with her Faust overture). (Her 5th and 8th symphonies are presumed lost; the "5th symphony in F minor" which has been recorded is believed to have been her 7th, 1855-56, premiered 1862.) A commercial release of the 2012 performance of symphony no.4 (together with her piano concerto in B-flat and other works) will be issued late in 2018.