Symphony No.1, Op.68 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Orchestra
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Misc. Notes Performed 3 June 2006, Mandel Hall. From archive.org.
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Performer Pages Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (orchestra)
Performers Joseph Keilberth (conductor)
Publisher Info. Lusanne: Radio Suisse Romande, 1962.
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Misc. Notes Recorded 1962, September, 25 Septembre Musical de Montreux, Salle du Pavillon (picture on the right: Keilberth, Joseph, 07/1945 - Aufnahmen von M. Friedrichs, M. Fischer, Hermann Matern, Arno Schellenberg und Frau, Frau Gret Palucca, Erich Ponto, df_pk_0000156_014)
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1876 (September).
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Misc. Notes Autograph stichvorlage. McCorkle reports that the corresponding manuscript for the first movement has been missing since the early 1900s. Original images: 300dpi, color jpg files with approximately 3500 by 2700 usable pixels.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1877. Plate 7957.
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Editor Hans Gál (1890-1987)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 1
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 1.
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Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 1
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 1.
Reprinted New York: Dover Publications, 1974
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1927). Plate Orch.B. 3204.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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II. Andante sostenuto

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Misc. Notes Retypeset based on Breitkopf & Härtel. Mvts I, III and IV are already in B.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin, Cello and Piano 4-hands (Hermann)

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Arranger Friedrich Hermann (1828–1907)
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1898]. Plate 10941.
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Arranger Robert Keller (1828-1891)
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1878]. Plate 8032.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(ca.1891). Plate 9409.
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1877 (June).
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Publisher. Info. New York: Schirmer, 1893. Plate 10739.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 8900.
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931)
Publisher. Info. Symphonien für Klavier zu 2 Händen
Leipzig: Edition Peters, No.3934, n.d. Plate 10441.
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Free Recordings

  • Columbia University Orchestra
I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
II. Andante sostenuto
III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
IV. Adagio - Piu andante - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio

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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.1
Alternative. Title Sinfonie Nr.1
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.68
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Un poco sostenuto—Allegro (C minor)
II. Andante sostenuto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1862–76
First Performance. 1876-11-4 — Karlsruhe, Museum: Orchestra, Felix Otto Dessoff (conductor)
First Publication. 1877 (October) – Berlin: N. Simrock
  • Full score – Plate 7957, 101 pages
  • Parts – Plate 7958
  • Piano 4-hands (arr. Brahms) – Plate 7959
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (2 in C, 2 in E), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
KDH Listening Guide
Symphony No.1 - scores at Sheet Music Plus

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