Symphony No.2, Op.73 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1878. Plate 8028.
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Editor Hans Gál (1890–1987)
Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 1
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 2.
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Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 1
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos 8 hands (Keller)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1879]. Plate 8066.
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Publisher. Info. Symphonien für Klavier zu 2 Händen (pp.45-85)
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title Sinfonie Nr.2
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.73
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 136
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro non troppo (D major)
  2. Adagio non troppo (B major)
  3. Allegretto grazioso (quasi andantino) (G major)
  4. Allegro con spirito (D major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877
First Performance. 1877-12-30 Vienna
First Publication. 1878 (August) Berlin: N. Simrock
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
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Symphony No.2 - scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information Version History
  • Composed for orchestra, 1877
  • Arranged for piano 4 hands by Brahms, 1877

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Orchestral Music by Johannes Brahms
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