Symphony No. 4 in D minor Op. 120
First Version of 1841 - Urtext
by Robert Schumann
Study Score - Sheet Music

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First Version of 1841 - Urtext. Composed by Robert Schumann. Edited by Jon Finson. Orchestra; Softbound. Partitur-Bibliothek (Score Library).

The 5 study scores of the symphonies (incl. early version of the 4 th symphony) in slipcase are temporarily out of print. The single editions are, however, still available.

Symphony; Romantic. Study Score. 188 pages. Duration 26'. Breitkopf and Haertel #PB 5265-07. Published by Breitkopf and Haertel (BR.PB-5265-07).

ISBN 9790004211250. 6.5 x 9 inches.

Immediately after finishing his First Symphony in B flat major op. 38, Robert Schumann wrote the present D minor Symphony in 1841. Despite its successful world premiere at the Leipzig Gewandhaus on 4 December 1841, this first version remained unpublished during the composer's lifetime. It took the great Johannes Brahms himself to recognize its qualities and commit himself actively and successfully to a renewed performance in 1889. We owe it to the many supporters of the two versions that they practically stand on an equal footing today, and are both often heard in the concert hall.