Symphony No. 1 Theme

From Wind Repertory Project
Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms (arr. Sandy Feldstein and Larry Clark)

Subtitle: For solo instrument and band or band alone
The underlying work bears the designation Opus 68.

General Info

Year: 1876 / 2006
Duration: c. 1:55
Difficulty: I (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Playintime Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $40.00   |   Score Only (print) - $6.00


Full Score
Solo in C
B-flat Soprano Clarinet
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet
Horn in F
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Mallets
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68, is a symphony written by Johannes Brahms. Brahms spent at least 14 years completing this work, whose sketches date from 1854. Brahms himself declared that the symphony, from sketches to finishing touches, took 21 years, from 1855 to 1876. The premiere of this symphony, conducted by the composer's friend Felix Otto Dessoff, occurred on 4 November 1876, in Karlsruhe, then in the Grand Duchy of Baden. A typical performance lasts between 45 and 50 minutes.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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