Wald-Symphonie, Op.120 (Ellerton, John Lodge)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1861]. Plate 10311.
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Work Title Wald-Symphonie
Alternative. Title Forest Symphony ; Symphony No.3
Composer Ellerton, John Lodge
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.120
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJE 10
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements
I. Andante maestoso — The forest (attacca)
II. Allegro molto, con brio — The forest in winter
III. Andantino grazioso — The forest in summer
IV. Allegretto scherzoso, con delicatezza. Non troppo presto — Dance of Fairies in the forest
V. Finale. Allegro molto — Dance of Peasants in the forest - (attacca)
VI. Andante maestoso — The forest at midnight
First Performance. 1857-12-22 — Aachen
First Publication. 1861 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), bassoons + 4 horns (2 in D, 2 in F/A), trumpets (D), 3 trombones + timpani + strings
External Links Preface by Jürgen Schaarwächter, 2015

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Schaarwächter, both in this preface and his book, maintains that the symphony was published in 1858. However, in NZM 22 November 1861 it's listed under Neue Musikalien, and there's no reason to doubt the 1861 date.