Symphony No.2, Op.115 (Huber, Hans)



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For Piano 4 hands

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Aldona Jones (2010/3/18)

Arranger [Composer's arrangement]
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Gebrüder Hug, 1901. Plate G.H.3308.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title Böcklin-Symphonie . Sie, es lacht die au!
Composer Huber, Hans
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.115
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHH 57
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro con fuoco
  2. Allegro con fuoco (B minor)
  3. Adagio ma non troppo (B major)
  4. Finale. Metamorphosen. Angeregt durch bilder von Boecklin. Grave - Thema (Allegretto)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1897, revised for premiere
First Performance. 1900 June 2, conducted by Friedrich Hegar
First Publication. 1901
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra (piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, ophicleide (basse d'harmonie), timpani, cymbals, bass drum, triangle, harp, organ, strings)
Primary Sources CH-Bu KR I 572 (autograph full score)
D-SHm Mus.C52:1 (published full score and parts)
External Links Preface by Christoph Schlüren, 2004

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Performed in the USA as early as Oct. 25 1902 (Boston Symphony.) The 1897 version was withdrawn after a rehearsal and revised, then premiered in 1900. (The 1889 symphony in A major was also premiered by Hegar.)