Symphony No.2 'Asrael', Op.27 (Suk, Josef)



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Editor Karel Šrom (1906?-1981)
Publisher. Info. Prague: Státní hudební vydavatelství, 1965.
Misc. Notes See WorldCat.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Veselý)

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Arranger Roman Veselý (1879-1933)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1912. Plate 27153.
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General Information

Work Title Asrael, Symfonie pro velký orchestr
Alternative. Title Asrael, Symphony for Large Orchestra
Composer Suk, Josef
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.27
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 35
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. Andante sostenuto
  2. Andante
  3. Vivace
  4. Adagio
  5. Adagio e maestoso — Più animato e molto appassionato — Molto largamente -
    Molto animato — Largo misterioso — Allegro appassionato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1905–06
First Performance. 1907-02-03, Prague
Karel Kovařovic, conducting
First Publication. 1907 - Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, Plate Part. B.2069.
Dedication Antonín Dvořák and Otilka Suk (née Dvořáková)
Vznešené památce Dvořákově a Otilčině (To the noble memory of Dvořák and Otilka)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 1 hour
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B/A/E)
bass clarinet (B/A), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns (F, 5-6 ad lib), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, cymbals, bass drum, harp, strings
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Wikipedia article
Wikipedia article (French)
Preface at Musikproduktion Höflich (William Grim, 2006)