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

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

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Aldona Jones (2010/4/8)

Arranger Composer
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Russischer Musikverlag, 1909. Plate R.M.V. 28.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Gedike, Aleksandr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.16
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAG 33
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Allegro non troppo, ma molto animato
  2. Andante misterioso
  3. Scherzo. Presto
  4. Allegro molto e vigoroso.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1905
First Performance. 1907, Moscow, Serge Koussevitzky conducting
First Publication. 1909
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also English horn), 2 clarinets,
bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, strings
External Links Catalog Card at Free Library of Philadelphia

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(There is a letter from Rachmaninoff to Gedike commiserating over the poor reception of this symphony...)

Parts still available for rent from Berlin Boosey & Hawkes (WorldCat. Instrumentation here differs from that at Fleisher.)