Symphony no. 1 in B flat 'Spring', Op. 38

Symphony No. 1 in Bb, Op. 38 ("Spring") was the first symphonic work composed by Schumann. Although he had made some attempts soon after he married Clara Wieck, he did not compose his First Symphony until early 1841. Schumann sketched the symphony in four days and completed the orchestration within a month. It was premiered by Mendelssohn in Leipzig, and warmly received by a public that, up to that point, had kown him for his piano and voice works only. The last movement uses the final theme of Kreisleriana, recalling the romantic ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Symphony no. 1 in B flat 'Spring', Op. 38 - I. Andante
Symphony no. 1 in B flat 'Spring', Op. 38 - II. Larghetto
Symphony no. 1 in B flat 'Spring', Op. 38 - III. Sherzo
Symphony no. 1 in B flat 'Spring', Op. 38 - IV. Allegro
Composer Form Instrument Period
Robert Schumann Symphony Orchestra Romantic

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann was a German composer, aesthete and influential music critic. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most representative ...
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