[Op. 68; arr.]. Symphonien ... No. 6. [2 pianos, 8 hands, Piano I only]. Ludwig van BEETHOVEN.
SCHUBERT, Ferdinand 1794-1859 (arr.)

[Op. 68; arr.]. Symphonien ... No. 6. [2 pianos, 8 hands, Piano I only]

F dur (Pastorale) Op. 68. (Arr. v. F.L. Schubert) Pr.3 Thlr. 15 Ngr.

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 9668], [1858].

Oblong folio. [1] (title), 2-49, [i] (publisher's catalog) pp. Engraved. With common title page "Symphonien von L. van Beethoven. Arrangement für zwei Pianofortes zu acht Händen" listing all 9 symphonies, nos. 8 and 9 without price.

Small oval handstamp of Augener to foot of title dated February 7, 1879.

Outer leaves detached, worn, torn, frayed, and soiled; scattered light foxing.

Later arrangement. Not in LvBWV.

Beethoven's "Pastorale" Symphony No. 6, Op. 68, premiered on 22 December 1808 in Vienna and published in numerous arrangements over the following years.

Ferdinand Lukas Schubert was the brother of Franz and became the manager of his manuscripts for posthumous publication. The majority of his own works were appropriations of his brother's. His arrangement of Beethoven's Sixth Symphony was published by Breitkopf as part of their series of Beethoven's symphonies arranged for 2 pianos, 8 hands.

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