Symphonies Known by Name Only
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Most symphonies are referred to by a number (i.e. Symphony No. 5, Opus 3). However, there are a few that were not given numbers but titles to reflect either the style or influence for the music.
1857 - A symphony to Dante's Divina Commedia
1907 - A symphony in the disguise of a song cycle - see Curse of the ninth.
1854 - "Eine Faust-Symphonie"
1910 - A Symphony: New England Holidays
The symphony was discovered by Fritz Stein in 1909 in the archives of a concert society in Jena, from which it derived its name. Stein believed it to be the work of Beethoven and it was so published by Breitkopf und HÃ¤rtel in 1911. It is now known that the piece was the work of Friedrich Witt. [wikipedia]
1933 - "The painter Matthias", which is Matthias GrÃ¼newald
1988 - Inspired by the Superman Comic Books
2002 - Based on the music of the pop group Queen.
1908 - for organ and orchestra
1911 - for organ and orchestra, with choral finale
"Symphony of the Two Worlds"
1930 - Symphony of Psalms
1874 - Considered by many to be more of a violin concerto.
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