Serenade No.2, Op.16 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d.(1860). Plate 6129.
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Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 4:
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 9.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1927). Plate O.B. 3202.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin : N. Simrock, n.d. Plate 11060.
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General Information

Work Title Serenade No.2 in A major
Alternative. Title Serenade Nr.2 A-dur
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.16
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
I. Allegro moderato (A major)
II. Scherzo. Vivace (C major)
III. Adagio non troppo (A minor)
IV. Quasi menuetto (D major)
V. Rondo. Allegro (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1858–59, rev.1875
First Performance. 1860-02-10
Hamburg: Wörmerscher Saal.
Philharmonisches Privatkonzert, Johannes Brahms (conductor)
First Publication. 1860 (November), rev.1876 – Bonn: N. Simrock
  • Score – Plate 6129, 65 pages.
  • Parts – Plate 6130, 13 parts.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Chamber Orchestra
Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons
2 horns (E), violas, cellos, double basses
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Version History

  • Originally written for full orchestra (version lost?)
  • Revised by Brahms in 1875 for a second edition published the following year
  • Arranged for piano 4 hands by Brahms in 1875