Symphony No.2, Op.19 (Szymanowski, Karol)



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Editor First edition
Stefan Keym, preface
Adam Mrygoń
Dorota Leszczyńska-Zając
Teresa Chylińska
Publisher. Info. Karol Szymanowski: Gesamtausgabe, Serie A, Bd.1d (pp.5-149)
Krakow: Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne, 1954. Plate PWM 832.

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Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Szymanowski, Karol
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.19
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IKS 47
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements:
1. Allegro moderato — Grazioso
2. Tema — Variazioni — Fuga
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909-10, revised 1927-36 by the composer and the dedicatee
First Performance. 1911-12?
First Publication. 1954 - Krakow: PWM
Copyright Information
In the USA this work is most likely in the public domain because no renewal was found after a thorough search of the Catalog of Copyright Entries and it was ineligible for "restoration" under GATT/TRIPS due to being in the public domain its home country on the relevant restoration date.
Dedication Grzegorz Fitelberg
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B),
bass clarinet (B) (also clarinet in E), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B, C), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (triangle, cymbals, bass drum), harp, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Szymanowski site
Preface, translated by Jonathan Price, 2002

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The first version of 1909-10 no longer exists (I think? -- ES). It is assumed that it was primarily reorchestrated in 1927-36, but the revision may have been substantially more extensive (for all one knows in the absence of a basis of comparison, of course.)