Symphony No.2, Op.57 (Godard, Benjamin)

Contents

Performances

Naxos Search

Search key:

Javascript not enabled.

Sheet Music

Full Scores

PDF scanned by Unknown
Daphnis (2011/10/20)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens, n.d.[1889]. Plate A. C. 7589.
Copyright
Misc. Notes From BNF: "Daté d'après le catalogue autogr. des oeuvres de B. G."
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Godard, Benjamin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.57
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Allegro vivace
II. Lento ma non troppo (G minor)
III. Vivace (C minor)
IV. Allegro con moto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1879
First Performance. 1880-12, under Colonne
First Publication. 1889? - Paris: Choudens
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 4 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, and strings

Misc. Comments

  • 2-piano reduction noted in the 1889 Bulletin mensuel des récentes publications françaises of the Bibliothèque Française (page 18).
  • Choudens's plate number means most likely 1886. Don't know if we should retain the Godard's catalogue year instead of this.
  • Note: Symphony No.1 was not published, nor did Godard himelf call this symphony No.2 (instead he used to refer to it as being Première, but never wrote a Deuxième). There was also another unpublished early symphony, which seems to be lost (hence it has no No.).