Symphony No. 6

Full title Symphony No. 6 in A Minor
Date composed 1947
Details Andante Mosso

Composition completed 1 August 1947.
Orchestration: 3(3rd alt.=Picc.),3(3rd alt.=E.H.), 3(2nd alt.=E-flat-Cl.), 3rd alt.-B-Cl.),3(3rd alt.=C.Bn.),4,3,3,1/Timp.,Perc.(glsp/cyms/tgl),Hp.,Str.
Performance duration: ca. 38 min.
Manuscript sources NYPL JPB 78-16, reproduction of holograph full score (101 p.); see also NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 113, holograph full score in ink on transparent paper, with composer's note at end: Moylan, Pa, August 1, 1947, KW; this holograph accompanied by a note in Vally Weigl's hand: 101 pages of original manuscript by Karl Weigl, his 6th symphony written on . . . transparencies by the composer himself.
Publication details Boosey & Hawkes, 2001
Availabiity Performance score and parts available from B&H and FCP; full score for study available from KWF
Recordings Berlin Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester, cond. Thomas Sanderling (BIS CD-1167; 2004; recorded 20-24 Jan 2004, Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin; and 6-7 Sept 2004, Haus des Rundfunks, Großer Sendesaal des RBB, Berlin)

Symphony 6: movement 1, Andante mosso
Berlin Radio Symphonie Orchester, cond. Thomas Sanderling and Alun Francis