6 Pieces for Large Orchestra, Op.6 (Webern, Anton)

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Revised version (1928)

 Complete Score (CA)
#317932 - 1.54MB, 32 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/52/16

PDF scanned by Sallen112
Sallen112 (2014/3/6)

Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1956. Plate U.E. 12042.


Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]


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 Complete score (CA)
#00372 - 1.23MB, 26 pp. -  5.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/52/16

PDF scanned by nlib.org.ua
Feldmahler (2006/2/23)

Publisher Info.:

Kiev: Muzyka, n.d.(ca.1975)?


Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

This edition might have other errors in addition to its leaving out a label for the "deep bells" line on the last page of the score.


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General Information

Work Title Six Pieces for Large Orchestra
Alternative Title Sechs Stücke für grosses Orchester
Composer Webern, Anton
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.6 (originally Op.4)
Movements/Sections 6 pieces
  1. Etwas Bewegte Achtel
  2. Bewegt
  3. Zart Bewegt
  4. Langsam, Marcia Funebre
  5. Sehr Langsam
  6. Zart Bewegt
Year/Date of Composition 1909 (orig. vers.)
1928 (revision)
First Publication 1910 (self-publ as Op.4)
1956 (revision)
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B),
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons (2nd also contrabassoon)
4 horns (F), 4 trumpets (B), 4 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, side drum, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam,
low bells (no definite pItch), glockenspiel, celesta, harp, strings
External Links Original version - study score (UE)
Revised version - study score (UE)

Misc. Comments

I don't think that the second score is the revised 1928 version as it appears to be a re-engraving of the 1909 version and does not match the several recordings that I own. IS

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