Symphony No.2, Op.16 (Glazunov, Aleksandr)

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Editor First edition
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1889. Plate 121.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, No.K-A5824, n.d.(after 1972).
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Misc. Notes page 97 somewhat overcropped in #31523?
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14 more: Flute 1, 2, 3/Piccolo • Oboe 1/English Horn, 2* • Clarinet 1, 2 (A/B♭) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (E/F) • Trumpet 1, 2 (A/B♭) • Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba • Timpani • Cymbals • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, n.d.[1889]. Plate 122.
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Misc. Notes Original images: ca.220dpi, color jpg files approx. 2200 by 2800 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Blank pages inserted to facilitate duplex printing. PDF split of Cypressdome's "Incomplete Parts (bass drum missing)" file (#334803) by Sallen112. *In the oboe parts of the 2nd movement, 1st is doubling English horn while 2nd oboe is playing the 1st oboe part.
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For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1889. Plate 123.
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I. Andante maestoso
II. Andante
III. Scherzo. Allegro
IV. Finale. Intrada - Andante sostenuto - Allegro

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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Symphonie nº 2; 交響曲第2番 (グラズノフ); Symphony No. 2; Симфония № 2; 2. Sinfonie
Name Aliases Symphonie n° 2 (Glazounov)
Authorities Wikipedia; BNF: 13912519m
Composer Glazunov, Aleksandr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.16
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAG 96
Key F-sharp minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Andante maestoso (= 72) - Moderato (= 96) - Allegro (= 192)
II. Andante (= 63) (D major)
III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (Half note.png ‧ = 88) (B minor)
IV. Finale. Intrada (Andantino sostenuto, = 66) - Finale. Allegro (= 132)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1884–86
First Publication. 1889 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff
Dedication to the memory of Franz Liszt
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40-45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes (1st also English horn), 2 clarinets (A/B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (E/F), 2 trumpets (A/B), 3 trombones, tuba,
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, strings
Discography MusicBrainz
External Links Wikipedia article (French)
Wikipedia article (English)

Misc. Comments

Was working on the symphony as early as 1884, when he met with Tchaikovsky. Performed at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1889.

Intrada sometimes counted as a separate 4th of 5 movements.

Symphonies by Aleksandr Glazunov