Symphony No.2, Op.36 (Tournemire, Charles)



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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1909
Misc. Notes Date of 28 February 1909 on last page. Many colored-marker tempo indications written in score perhaps after performances - Some remarks about 1909 and 1910 performances 2pp after title page.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title Symphonie "Ouessant". Deuxième symphonie pour grand orchestre.
Composer Tournemire, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICT 23
Key B major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Prélude: Très modéré - Allegro moderato -
  2. Très calme -
  3. Choral: Allegro [moderato?]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909
First Performance. 1909/4/3
Dedication Composer's wife
Average DurationAvg. Duration 50 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, 2 harps, strings
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Yes, B major (H-dur), not B-flat major.

Symphony no.1 has also been digitized (BNF.)