Symphony No.2, Op.36 (Bruch, Max)



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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(ca.1870). Plate 7068.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Horn)

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Arranger August Horn (1825-1893)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1871]. Plate 7127.
Misc. Notes Arranger uncredited on the score but the publication date of Horn's arrangement by Simrock would seem to correspond to the estimated date according to the plate number.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Symphonie nº 2 de Bruch; 2. Sinfonie; 交響曲第2番 (ブルッフ); Symphony No. 2
Authorities BNF: 13909197s
Composer Bruch, Max
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMB 50
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro passionato ma un poco maestoso
  2. Adagio ma non troppo (C minor)
  3. Allegro molto tranquillo
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1868–70
First Performance. 1870-9-4
First Publication. 1870 – Berlin: N. Simrock
Dedication Seinem Freunde Joseph Joachim zugeeignet
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones + timpani + strings
External Links Preface at
RISM 450058128 (description of autograph score)
RISM 280003192 (description of composer autograph copy (Teilautograph, for printer use))

Misc. Comments

Probably published in 1870: see Simrock catalogue of 1870 (which lists the score, parts, and 4-hand reduction of the work as available) and information from RISM which seems to clinch this.

The autograph score is dedicated to Rudolph von Beckerath.