Symphony No.2, Op.43 (Rosenhain, Jacob)




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Misc. Notes Transcribed directly from full score. Movement III: Apparent tempo marking error in score has been corrected to dotted minim = 96.
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Editor First edition
Engraver Leipzig: Oscar Brandstetter
Publisher. Info. Baden-Baden: Emil Sommermeyer, n.d.[1883]. Plate E.S. 4.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.300dpi, color jpg files approx. 2090 by 3360 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Some notes lost in the fifth measure of the first movement for the cellos and double basses due to the corner of the page being torn off.
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Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Rosenhain, Jacob
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.43
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 17
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Allegro risoluto ( = 132?)
II. Andantino (in A major.  = 84)
III. Scherzo. Allegro molto (in C minor.  = 96)
IV. Finale. Allegro molto ( = 132)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1844?
First Performance. 1849 January, Brussels ??
First Publication. 1883 – Baden-Baden: Emil Sommermeyer
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, ophicleide + timpani + strings

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A performance of the symphony is described by Fétis père in the Revue et Gazette Musicale of January 1849, p.29. Fétis himself gave the premiere in Brussels (if perhaps at an earlier date? unclear) according to Musikalisches conversations-lexikon, volume 8, p.425.

Metronome mark in the first movement of the uploaded score has a number but not a readable indicator (quaver, crotchet, minim...). Guessing crotchet/quarter note?

The metronome mark for the scherzo is also very suspect -- no scherzo could be as slow as that. Correct indicator could be dotted minim=96?