Symphony No.2, Op.36 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Adagio molto - Allegro con brio: Selection

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Cianchettini & Sperati, n.d.[1808]. Plate 25
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Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 1: Symphonien, Nr.2 (pp.3-64)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1862. Plate B.2.
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Editor Henry Charles Litolff (1818–1891)
Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 2766.
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Editor Max Unger (1883–1959)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.[1938].
Reprinted First, Second and Third Symphonies in Full Score (pp.85-192)
New York: Dover Publications, 1976.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1862).
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel's Kammermusik-Bibliothek, n.d. Plate K.M. 1403/1404.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate B. 90.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
II. Larghetto (A major)
III. Scherzo. Allegro – Trio
IV. Allegro molto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1800-1802
First Performance. 1803-04-05
Vienna: Theater an der Wien. Orchestra / Ludwig van Beethoven
First Publication. 1804 (March) - parts; 1808 (November) - score
  • Parts – Vienna: Bureau des arts et d'Industrie, Plate 305
  • Score – London: Cianchettini & Sperati, Plate 25
Dedication Karl Fürst von Lichnowsky
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons
2 horns (D, E), 2 trumpets (D), timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
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