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26/02/1869 Franz Schubert's 'Symphony No. 4' premieres


Schubert: Symphony No. 4 "Tragic" / Dudamel · Berliner Philharmoniker


Laurence Equilbey - Franz Schubert, Symphony No. 4


Schubert - Symphony No 4 in C minor, D 417 - Langrée

Symphony No. 4 by Franz Schubert was completed in 1816. Schubert himself called his manuscript Tragic, however, it is not known why. The symphony is one of only two he wrote in a minor key. There are four movements, and a performance lasts around 30 minutes.