Symphony No.2 in C minor, WAB 102 (Bruckner, Anton)

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1st version (1872)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1871-72
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Misc. Notes Mus.Hs.19474
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2nd version (1877)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1872-77).
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Misc. Notes Mus.Hs.6034. Score copy by Carda of the same period, containing further revisions by Bruckner (= Haas B). - Benjamin Gunnar Cohrs, 2009
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2nd version, revised (1892)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1872-92).
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Misc. Notes Mus.Hs.6035. Copy begun by Tenschert, from the office of Hlawaczek in Vienna, and completed by Carda in autumn 1872, containing revisions by Bruckner and also serving as engraver's copy for the first print edition, revised by Bruckner and Cyril Hynais in 1892 (= Haas D). - Benjamin Gunnar Cohrs, 2009
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Carolus (2009/4/23)

Editor Max Steinitzer (1864-1936)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, 1912.
Co-issue – Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d. Plate U.E. 3594 (Philharmonia Series).
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Amalgamation of 1871-72 and 1877 versions

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Madcapellan (2007/5/23)

Editor Robert Haas (1888-1960)
Publisher. Info. Bruckner Gesamtausgabe, Band 2.
Vienna: Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, 1938.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1940).
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Editor Robert Haas (1888-1960)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, 1938.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1940).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For String Quartet (Schmalnauer)
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Josef Schmalnauer (d.1973)

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Bruckner-Studien
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, Ed.4122, [1943]. Plate 31221.

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Double bass may replace cello. Schmalnauer's arrangement is PD-US due to the failure to register the work with the U.S. Copyright Office and failure to file an NIE. Score bears a "scarecrow" copyright notice of 1952.

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For 2 Pianos (Grunsky)

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Arranger Karl Grunsky (1871–1943)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, 1927. Plate 10574.
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Misc. Notes Found at John F. Berky's Bruckner site.
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For Piano 4 hands (Singer)

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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate 10286.
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For Piano solo (Stradal)

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Peter (2008/12/8)

Arranger August Stradal (1860-1930)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Doblinger, n.d. [1910].
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III. Feierlich, etwas bewegt

For Piano Solo (Singer)
See: Symphonie-Sätze (No.2)

Sketches

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1870 (February 1)
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Misc. Notes ca.300dpi color images. Source: Mus.Hs.6018. Bound with the surviving sketch for Bruckner's Symphony, WAB 142. Apparently, this sketch was identified by Ferdinand Löwe as possibly being a first draft of the finale to Symphony No.2.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2 in C minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 102
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  • First version
I. Moderato
II. Scherzo: Mäßig schnell — Trio: Gleiches Tempo
III. Feierlich, etwas bewegt
IV. Finale: Ziemlich schnell
  • Second version
I. Moderato
II. Andante
III. Scherzo: Mäßig schnell — Trio: Gleiches Tempo
IV. Finale: Ziemlich schnell
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1872 (1st version), revised 1873 and 1876
1877 (2nd version), revised 1892
First Performance. 1876-02-20 in Vienna
Vienna Philharmonic, Anton Bruckner (conductor)
First Publication. 1892 - Vienna: Doblinger, Plate D. 1769
Average DurationAvg. Duration 65-70 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F/E), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Bruckner Symphony versions (Griegel)
Bruckner Symphony versions (Marques)
Discography
The Bruckner Journal. Part 1: Orchestral Music
Anton Bruckner's Second Symphony: Versions, Variants and their Critical Editions
by Benjamin Gunnar Cohrs (Bremen, April 2009)

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Orchestral works by Anton Bruckner