Franz Berwald (1796−1868)

Sinfonie capricieuse [D major]

1. Allegro
2. Andante
3. Finale: Allegro assai

  • Year of composition: Sketch dated 18 June 1842
  • Work category: Symphony
  • First performed: 29 March 1919, Stockholm, Konsertföreningen conducted by Georg Schnéevoigt
  • Arrangement/revision: Only one sketch by Berwald of this work is extant. Ernst Ellberg and Nils Castegren has from this sketch developed an orchestral version each.
  • Duration: 28 min

Instrumentation

2.2.2.2 / 4.2.3.0 / timp / str

Examples of printed editions

• Nordiska Musikförlaget, Stockholm 1945. Ellberg's version
• Bärenreiter, Kassel 1971 (pocket score 1989), critical edition, Castegren's version

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Description of work

1. Allegro D major 3/4
2. Andante A major 4/4
3. Finale: Allegro assai D major 4/4