Symphony No.2, Op.17 (Enescu, George)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Editions Salabert, 1965.
Reprinted Bucharest: Editura Muzicală a Uniunii Compozitorilor din R.P.R., 1968.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Enescu, George
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGE 30
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Vivace, ma non troppo
  2. Andante giusto
  3. Un poco lento, marziale – Allegro vivace, marziale
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1912-14
First Performance. 1915-3-28, Bucharest
First Publication. 1965
Average DurationAvg. Duration 55 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn,
3 clarinets (2 in B, A) (3rd clarinet also bass clarinet (B)/E clarinet), 3 bassoons
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, bass drum, toms, snare drum,
cymbals, castanets, tam-tam, tambourine, glockenspiel,
celesta, piano or harmonium, harp (ad. lib.), strings (20, 20, 14, 12, 12)

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BNF also does not give a plate for the Salabert original.

First US performance on 1994 (November 10), conducted by Lawrence Foster, Chicago Symphony (according to their list of US premieres given by the CSO.)