2 Symphonies, Op.18 (Bach, Johann Christian)

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Publisher Info.:

Amsterdam: Schmitt, n.d. (ca.1780?).


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General Information

Work Title 2 Symphonies
Alternative Title Deux Sinfonies à grande orchestre
Composer Bach, Johann Christian
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.18
Key D major
Movements/Sections 2 symphonies
  • Symphony No.1 in D major
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante
III. Allegro da capo al segno
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Andante
III. Rondo. Presto
First Publication 1780ca. – Amsterdam: Schmitt
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, bassoon + 2 horn (D), 2 trumpets (D) + timpani + strings + basso

Misc. Comments

Schmitt's publication included two out of the six symphonies published as Opus 18. The first symphony is probably Op.18 No.3 (a second version of the overture to Endimione). The second is Op.18 No.4 (W.C 27).

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