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

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
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Adagio molto - Allegro con brio (No.1)

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Scores

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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)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1862).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Flute, Violin, Cello and Piano (Hummel)

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Arranger Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: les fils de B. Schott, n.d. Plates 2413, 2414.
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Arranger Carl Burchard (1818-1896)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel's Kammermusik-Bibliothek, n.d. Plate K.M. 1403/1404.
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For Violin, Cello and Piano (Beethoven)

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Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 11:
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate B. 90.
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For Violin and Piano (Sitt)

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Arranger Hans Sitt (1850-1922)
Publisher. Info. Symphonien für Pianoforte und Violine
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Arranger August Horn (1825–1893)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. Plate V.A. 265/266
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Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823–1903)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.. Plate 6923.
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Arranger Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1888). Plate V.A. 2204
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Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, n.d.(1890). Plate 12328
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Arranger Jean Henri Ravina (1818-1906)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Lemoine, n.d.[1872]. Plate 7094.HL.
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For Piano 4 hands (Scharwenka)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1905). Plate U.E. 970
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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1894. Plate 10836.
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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1865). Plates 10668–10672
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Publisher. Info. Franz Liszt: Musikalische Werke. Serie IV, Band 2-3. (pp.27-66)
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1865-1931)
Publisher. Info. Symphonien für Klavier zu 2 Händen, Vol.1
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Larghetto

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Publisher. Info. The Laurel Song Book
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For Violin, Cello and Piano (Beethoven)

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Publisher. Info. Meister für die Jugend, Vol.2, No.5
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For Piano and Harmonium (Vilbac)
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Arranger Julius André (1808-1880)
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Arranger William Thomas Best (1826-1897)
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Scherzo. Allegro vivo

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1874]. Plate H.5618.
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Allegro molto

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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 273
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio (D major)
  2. Larghetto (A major)
  3. Scherzo. Allegro - Trio (D major)
  4. Allegro molto (D major)
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 Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
All about Beethoven article
Symphony No.2 - scores at Sheet Music Plus

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