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Abbreviations: GA - ‘old’ Complete Edition, ed. Robert Haas and Alfred Orel

                          ABSW - ‘new’ Complete Edition, ed. Leopold Nowak et al.

Symphonies 1-3                                                             Symphonies 4-6                                                       Symphonies 7-9

 

Vier Orchesterstücke

Composed Linz 1862

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Orel, 1934 (GA XI, Sonderdruck)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Jancik, 1974 (ABSW XII, Sonderdruck)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Jancik and Bornhöft, 1996. (ABSW XII/4)

 

 

Overture in G minor

Composed Linz 1862-3, revised 1863 (2nd version).

2nd version

Eulenburg (681), pl. nr. E.E. 6488. Edited and with a foreword by Arthur D. Walker, 1969.

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Hans Jancik & Rüdiger Bornhöft, 1996 (ABSW XII/5).

 

Revised 2nd version

Eulenburg (681), U.E. 7048, arranged for performance by Wöss, 1921.

Universal (7048), pl. nr. U.E. 7048, Für den Konzert-Vortrag eingerichtet von Jos. V. Wöss’, 1921.

 

 

Symphony in F minor

Composed Linz 1863.

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1973 (ABSW X)

(1) Allegro molto vivace; (2) Andante molto; (3) Scherzo. Schnell; (4) Finale. Allegro

 

Andante

Universal (5255), pl. nr., U.E. 5255, 1913.

 

 

Symphony no.‘0’ in D minor

Composed Vienna 1869.

 

1st version (1869)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1968 (ABSW XI).

(1) Allegro; (2) Andante; (3) Scherzo. Presto; (4) Finale. Moderato-Allegro Vivace

 

1st version with later posthumous editorial changes

Philharmonia (206), pl. nr. U.E. 7615; W.Ph.V. 206, ed. Wöss, 1924.

Universal (7615), pl. nr. U.E. 7615; W.Ph.V. 206. ed. Wöss, 1924.

(1) Allegro; (2) Andante sostenuto; (3) Scherzo. Presto; (4) Andante Moderato-Allegro Vivace

 

 

Symphony no. 1 in C minor

Composed Linz, 1865-6; revised Vienna, 1890-1.

 

1st version [’Linz’] (1865-6)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Wolfgang Grandjean, 1995 (ABSW zu I/1):

‘2. Satz Adagio (ursprüngliche Fassung), 3. Satz Scherzo (ältere Komposition)’.

Revised ‘Linz’ version

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1953 (ABSW I/1)

Eulenburg (459), ed. Nowak, 1996

(1) Allegro; (2) Adagio; (3) Scherzo. Schnell; Trio. Langsamer; (4) Finale. Bewegt, feurig

2nd version [‘Vienna’] (1890-1; incl. later posthumous editorial changes)

Doblinger, pl. nr. D.1868 [1893 first edition].

Eulenburg (59), pl. nr. U.E. 3593, ed. Max Steinitzer [1912].

Philharmonia (194), pl. nr. U.E. 3593; W.Ph.V. 194, ed. Wöss, 1927

Universal (2878), pl. nr. U.E. 3593; W.Ph.V. 194, ed. Wöss.

Universal (2878), pl. nr. U.E. 3593.

Eulenburg (459), ed. Wilhelm Altmann, c. 1930.

Peters Edition (3840a), pl. nr. 10391

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Günter Brosche, 1980 (ABSW I/2).

Eulenburg (1522), ed. Brosche, 1996.

(1) Allegro molto moderato; (2) Adagio; (3) Scherzo (Vivace) – Trio; (4) Finale. Allegro con fuoco

‘Mixed form’ of ‘Linz’ and ‘Vienna’ versions

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Haas, 1935 (GA I), re-issued Brucknerverlag, 1949.

Breitkopf (3616), ed. Haas, 1937.

Tempi as for Linz version

 

 

Symphony no. 2 in C minor

Composed Vienna 1871-2, revised 1873-7, also after 1891 (for first edition in 1892)

 

1st version (1871-2)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. William Carragan, 2005 [On title-page: ‘Fassung von 1872’]. (ABSW II/1)

(1) Ziemlich schnell; (2) Scherzo. Schnell; (3) Adagio. Feierlich, etwas bewegt; (4) Finale. Mehr schnell

 

2nd version (1877)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1965. [On title-page: ‘Fassung von 1877’]. (ABSW II)

Eulenburg (460), ed. Nowak, 1996. (ABSW II)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Carragan, 2007 [On title-page: ‘Fassung von 1877’]. (ABSW II/2)

(1) Moderato; (2) Andante; (3) Mässig schnell; (4) Finale. Mehr schnell

 

‘Mixed form’ of 1871-2 and 1877 versions

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Haas, 1938; re-issued Brucknerverlag, 1949 (GA II).

Breitkopf (3617), ed. Haas, 1938.

(1) Ziemlich schnell; (2) Adagio. Feierlich, etwas bewegt; (3) Scherzo. Schnell; (4) Finale. Mehr schnell

 

First published version (incl. later posthumous editorial changes)

Doblinger, pl. nr. D.1769 [1892, first edition].

Eulenburg (60), pl. nr. U.E. 3594, ed. Steinitzer, 1912.

Eulenburg (460), ed. Altmann, c.1930

Peters Edition (3840b), pl. nr. 10392

Philharmonia (195), pl. nr. U.E. 3594; W.Ph.V. 195, newly revised Wöss, 1928.

Universal (3594), pl.nr. U.E. 3594.

Universal (2880), pl. nr. D.1759.

(1) Allegro moderato; (2) Andante. Feierlich, etwas bewegt; (3) Mässig schnell; (4) Ziemlich schnell

 

 

Symphony no. 3 in D minor

Composed Vienna 1873, revised 1874, 1876-7, 1888-9, 1890.

 

1st version (1873)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1977 (ABSW III/1)

Eulenburg (461), ed. Nowak, 1996. [ABSW III/1]

(1) Gemässigt, misterioso; (2) Adagio. Feierlich; (3) Scherzo. Ziemlich schnell; (4) Finale. Allegro

 

2nd version, incorporating 1874-77 revisions

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1981. [On title-page: ‘Fassung von 1877’]. (ABSW III/2)

Eulenburg (1523), ed. Nowak, 1996 [ABSW III/2]

(1) Gemässigt, mehr bewegt, misterioso; (2) Andante. Bewegt, feierlich, quasi Adagio; (3) Scherzo. Ziemlich schnell; (4) Finale. Allegro

 

1876 Adagio no.2

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1980. (ABSW zu III/1).

 

3rd version / 1st published version (1879)

Rättig, pl.nr. T.R. 165a [1879, 1st edition].

Brucknerverlag, ed. Fritz Oeser, 1950. [On title-page: ‘2. Fassung von 1878’].

This corresponds to the text of the 1879 first edition.

(1) Gemässigt, mehr bewegt, misterioso; (2) Adagio. Bewegt, quasi Andante; (3) Scherzo. Ziemlich schnell;

(4) Finale. Allegro

 

4th version, incorporating 1888-9 revisions

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1959. [On title-page: ‘Fassung von 1889’] (ABSW III/3).

Eulenburg 1524, ed. Nowak, 1996.

(1) Mehr langsam, misterioso; (2) Adagio. Bewegt, quasi Allegretto; (3) Scherzo. Ziemlich schnell;

(4) Finale. Allegro

 

5th version / 2nd published version (including later posthumous editorial changes)

Rättig, pl. nr. T.R. 165a [1890, second edition]

Eulenburg (61), pl. nr. S.9601c, ed. Steinitzer, before 1920.

Philharmonia (196), pl. nr. U.E. 3595; W.Ph.V. 196, newly revised Wöss, 1927

Eulenburg (461), ed. Altmann, c.1930.

Peters Edition (3840c), pl. nr. 10393.

Eulenburg (461), pl. nr. E.E.4553, ed. Redlich, 1961.

(1) Mässig bewegt; (2) Adagio (etwas bewegt), quasi Andante; (3) Scherzo. Ziemlich schnell; (4) Finale. Allegro

 

For fuller details of the rather complicated posthumous publishing history of this symphony, you are advised to consult Thomas Röder, 'III. Symphonie D-Moll Revisionsbericht', ABSW zu III, 1-3 (Vienna, 1997), pp. 346-62.

 

Symphonies 1-3                                                              Symphonies 4-6                                                     Symphonies 7-9

 

 

Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, ‘Romantic’

Composed Vienna 1874, revised 1876-8, 1878-80, 1887-8.

 

1st version (1874)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1975. (ABSW IV/1).

Eulenburg (462), ed. Nowak, 1995.

(1) Allegro; (2) Andante quasi Allegretto; (3) Scherzo. Sehr schnell; Trio. Im gleichen Tempo; (4) Finale. Allegro

        Moderato

 

‘Volkfest’ Finale (1878)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1981. (ABSW zu IV/2).

Allegro moderato

 

Revised 2nd version (1878-80), incorporating some small revisions up to 1886

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1953. [On title-page: ‘Fassung von 1878-80’]. (ABSW IV/2).

Eulenburg (1525), ed. Nowak, 1995.

(1) Bewegt, nicht zu schnell; (2) Andante quasi Allegretto;

(3) Scherzo. Bewegt; Trio. Nicht zu schnell. Keinesfalls schleppend; (4) Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell

 

2nd version (1876-8) and revised 2nd version (1878-80) amalgamated

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Haas, 1936; re-issued Brucknerverlag, 1949.

[On title-page: ‘Originalfassung’]. (GA IV).

Dover Publications Inc., ed. Haas, 1990

(1) Bewegt, nicht zu schnell; (2) Andante quasi Allegretto;

(3) Scherzo. Bewegt; Trio. Nicht zu schnell. Keinesfalls schleppend; (4) Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell

 

3rd version (1887-8)

Eulenburg (462), pl. nr. E.E. 3636, ed. Redlich, 1954.

(1) Ruhig bewegt. Allegro molto moderato (minim= 72); (2) Andante (crotchet= 66);

(3) Scherzo. Bewegt (crotchet=126); Trio. Gemächlich; (4) Finale. Mäßig bewegt (minim= 72)

 

3rd version (1888) / pre-publication

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Benjamin Korstvedt, 2004.

[on title-page: ‘Fassung von 1888 (Stichvorlage für den Erstdruck von 1889)’]. (ABSW IV/3).

(1) Ruhig bewegt (nur nicht schnell); (2) Andante; (3) Scherzo. Bewegt; Trio. Gemächlich;(4) Finale. Mässig bewegt

 

Revised 3rd version / 1st published version (including later posthumous editorial changes)

Gutmann, pl. nr. A.J.G. 710 [1889, first edition]

Eulenburg (62), pl. nr. E.E.3636. ed. Steinitzer, 1912.

Philharmonia (197), pl. nr. U.E.3596; W.Ph.V.197, revised Wöss, 1920.

Eulenburg (462), pl. nr. E.E.3636, ed. Altmann, c.1930.

Peters Edition (3840d), pl. nr. 10394.

Universal (6575), pl. nr. U.E.6575.

Tempi as in ABSW IV/3 above

 

 

Symphony no. 5 in B flat major

Composed Vienna 1875-6 (First Version),  revised 1876-8 (Second Version)

 

1877-78 Second Version

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Haas, 1935; re-issued Brucknerverlag, 1949. (GA V).

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1951. (ABSW V). 2. revidierte ausgabe: with some amendments

Eulenburg Octavo Edition(EE10036), ed. Schönzeler, 1969

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1989. (ABSW V). 2. revidierte ausgabe: with more amendments and added  

                                                                                                              preface

Eulenburg (463), ed. Nowak, 1992.

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak & Cohrs, 2005. (ABSW V). 3. revidierte ausgabe: more amendments from

                                                                                                              Mus.Hs.36.693 and additional pages in preface.

(1) Adagio – Allegro; (2) Adagio. Sehr langsam; (3) Scherzo. Molto vivace (Schnell); Trio. Im gleichen Tempo;

(4) Finale. Adagio – Allegro moderato

 

 

1896 1st published version:  re-orchestration and re-composition by Franz Schalk,

                                                  including addition of extra brass in the Finale

Doblinger, pl. nr. D.2080 [1896; first edition]

Eulenburg (63), pl. nr. U.E.3595, ed. Steinitzer [1912].

Eulenburg (463), pl. nr. U.E.3595, ed. Altmann, c.1930.

Peters Edition (3840e), pl. nr. 10395.

Philharmonia (198), pl. nr. U.E.3595; W.Ph.V.198, rev. Wöss.

(1) Adagio- Allegro(Mässig); (2) Adagio. ; (3) Scherzo. Molto vivace; Trio. Allegretto;

(4) Finale. Adagio- Mässig bewegt

 

Symphony No. 5 list revised in May 2010, with thanks to Takanobu Kawasaki who supplied some important additional information

 

Symphony no. 6 in A major

Composed Vienna 1879-81.

 

1st version (1879-81)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Haas, 1935; re-issued Brucknerverlag, 1949. (GA VI).

Breitkopf (3620), ed. Haas, 1937.

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1952. [on title-page: ‘Originalfassung’] (ABSW VI).

Eulenburg (464), ed. Nowak (1992).

(1) Majestoso; (2) Adagio. Sehr feierlich; (3) Scherzo. Nicht schnell; Trio. Langsam;

(4) Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell

 

1st published version (incl. posthumous editorial changes)

Doblinger, pl. nr. D.2300 [1899, first edition, ed. Hynais]

Eulenburg (64), pl. nr. U.E.3596, ed. Steinitzer, 1912.

Eulenburg (464), ed. Altmann, c.1930.

Peters Edition (3840f), pl. nr. 10396.

Universal (3596), pl. nr. U.E.3596

Universal (2886), pl. nr. U.E.2886, revised Wöss, 1927.

Philharmonia (199), pl. nr. U.E.3598; W.Ph.V.199, newly revised Wöss, 1928.

(1) Maestoso; (2) Adagio. (Sehr feierlich); (3) Scherzo. Ruhig bewegt (etwas gemessen);

Trio. Die Achtel wie eben vorher die Viertel; (4) Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell

 

 

Symphony no. 7 in E major

Composed Vienna 1881-3, revised 1885.

 

1881-3 original version                                                                                                         

Brucknerverlag, ed.Haas, 1944; re-issued 1949   (GA VII)                                                         

Breitkopf (3621), ed.Haas, 1953

Dover Publications Inc., ed. Haas, 1990

(1) Allegro moderato; (2) Adagio. Sehr feierlich und sehr langsam;

(3) Scherzo. Sehr schnell; Trio. Etwas langsamer; (4) Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht schnell

 

1881-3 original version revised                                                                                         

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, second revised edition, 1954 (1967, 1970)   (ABSW VII)       

Eulenburg (465), pl.nr. E.E. 6849, 1992                                                                                  

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak / Bornhöft, third revised edition, 1995 (2003)

Tempi as above

 

Mixed Haas / Nowak version                                                                                                          

Kalmus (Kalmus Orch. Library no. A7168), no date

 

1885 version and revisions                                                                                                                                    

Gutmann, pl.nr. A.J.G.576 [1885] (2nd rev. edition 1895, but with no plate nr.)                                     

Eulenburg (65), pl.nr. E.E. 3637, ed. Steinitzer, 1912                                                                 

Universal Edition (U.E. 6577), c.1924                                                                                   

Philharmonia (211), pl.nr. U.E. 3599; revised Wöss, 1927                                         

Peters Edition (3840g), pl.nr. 10397, 1927                                                                                 

Eulenburg (465), pl.nr. E.E. 3637, ed. Altmann, c.1936                                                               

Breitkopf & Härtel (3161), pl.nr.27446, 1936 (reprinted as Kalmus Orch. Library no. A1194, no date)

Eulenburg (465), pl.nr E.E.3637, ed.Redlich, 1958                                                                                         

Kalmus (158)

(1) Allegro moderato, minim= 58; (2) Adagio. Sehr feierlich und langsam, quaver= 63; (3) Scherzo. Sehr schnell, dotted minim =80; Trio. Etwas langsamer, dotted minim =42; (4) Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht schnell, minim= 63

 

Symphony No. 7 list revised October/August 2009, with thanks to Alan Leighton who supplied some important additional information

 

Symphony no. 8 in C minor

Composed Vienna 1884-7, revised 1888-90.

 

1st version (1884-7)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1972. [on title-page: ‘Fassung von 1887’]. (ABSW VIII/1).

Eulenburg (466), ed. Nowak, 1994

(1) Allegro moderato; (2) Scherzo. Allegro moderato; Trio. Langsam;

(3) Adagio. Feierlich langsam, doch nicht schleppend; (4) Finale. Feierlich, nicht schnell

 

2nd version (1888-90)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, 1955. [on title-page: 'Fassung von 1890']. (ABSW VIII/2)

Eulenburg (1526), ed. Nowak, 1992

Tempi as in ABSW VIII/1

 

‘Mixed form’ of 1st and 2nd versions

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Haas, 1939; re-issued Brucknerverlag, 1949. (GA VIII).

Breitkopf (3622), ed. Haas, 1949.

Tempi as in ABSW VIII/1 and ABSW VIII/2, but metronome marking minim=69 added in Finale

 

1st published version

Haslinger / Schlesinger, pl. nr. S.8288 [1892].

Eulenburg (66), pl. nr. S.8288a, ed. Steinitzer, 1912.

Philharmonia (212), pl. nr. U.E.2495; W.Ph.V.212, newly revised Wöss, 1927.

Eulenburg (466), ed. Altmann, c.1930.

Peters Edition (3840h), pl. nr. 10398.

Tempi as in ‘Mixed form’ of 1st and 2nd versions

 

 

Symphony no. 9 in D minor

Movements 1-3 composed Vienna 1887-94; Finale incomplete.

 

Movements 1-3, first version

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Haas and Orel, 1934; re-issued Brucknerverlag, ed.Orel,1949. (GA IX)

Breitkopf (3623), ed. Haas and Orel, 1934.

Eulenburg (467), pl. nr. E.E.3437, edited Hans-Hubert Schönzeler, with foreword by Redlich, 1964.

(1) Feierlich, misterioso; (2) Scherzo. Bewegt, lebhaft; Trio. Schnell; (3) Adagio. Langsam, feierlich

 

Movement 2

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Benjamin Gunnar Cohrs, 1998: ‘IX Symphonie D-Moll, Scherzo und Trio: Entwürfe. Älteres Trio mit Viola-Solo (1893): Autograph Partitur’ (ABSW zu IX/2)

 

Movements 1-3, first version revised

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Nowak, ‘second revised edition’, 1951. (ABSW IX)

Eulenburg (467), ed. Nowak, 1995

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs, 2000 [‘New critical edition, with  reference to the work of Alfred Orel and Leopold Nowak’]. (ABSW zu IX).

Tempi as in GA IX

 

Movements 1-3, first published version

Doblinger, pl. nr. D.2895, ed. Ferdinand Löwe, 1903.

Universal (931), pl. nr. D.2895, ed. Löwe, 1903.

Eulenburg (467), pl. nr. U.E. 2891, ed. Löwe [1910].

Universal (2891), pl. nr. U.E. 931, ed. Löwe [1910].

Eulenburg (67), pl. nr. U.E.931, ed. Steinitzer, 1912.

Philharmonia (218), pl. nr. U.E.931; W.Ph.V.218, newly revised Wöss, 1928.

Eulenburg (467), pl. nr. E.E.4557, ed. Altmann, c.1930.

Peters Edition (3840i), pl. nr. 10399.

Tempi as in GA IX

 

Finale (incomplete)

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Orel, 1934: ‘Entwürfe und Skizzen’. (GA 9 Sonderdruck).

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. John Phillips, 1994 [‘Reconstruction of the autograph score

according to the extant sources’].

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed.Phillips, 1996 [‘Facsimile edition of all the autograph pages of the

score’] (ABSW zu IX/4).

Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, ed. Phillips, 1999/2002 [‘Documentation of the fragment’]

Suggested editorial tempo: Misterioso, nicht schnell

© Arthur D. Walker†, July 2004 and Crawford Howie, 2004-07

 

Symphonies 1-3                                                              Symphonies 4-6                                                   Symphonies 7-9

 

Completed Performing Version of the Finale to the 9th Symphony - Samale, Phillips, Cohrs, Mazzuca (1983 - 2008)

Musikproduktion Hoeflich, Muenchen - Repertoire Explorer, Study Score 444, 2008

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