Symphony No.2, Op.17 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Publisher. Info. Tchaikovsky Research, 2007. Plate TH-025A
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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel, n.d.[1881]. Plate 379.
Reprinted Moscow: Gosizdat Muzsektor, 1927. Plate Г.M. 7476 И.M.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Bessel, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate W. 8121 B.
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Editor Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, 1946.
Reprinted Symphonies Nos.1, 2 and 3 in Full Score
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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel, n.d.[1881]. Plate 379.
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For Piano 4 hands (Tchaikovsky)

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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel, n.d.[1881]. Plate 380
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II. Andantino marciale

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Arranger Aleksandr Schaefer (1866–1914)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Cie., n.d. Plate 5028
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IV. Finale

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Arranger Aleksandr Schaefer (1866–1914)
Publisher. Info. St. Peterburg: W. Bessel et Cie., n.d.(ca.1906). Plate 5017.
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.2
Alternative. Title "Little Russian"
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.17 ; TH 25
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's A 4 movements:
  1. Andante sostenuto–Allegro comodo (C minor, 486 bars)
  2. Andante marciale quasi Moderato (E major, 179 bars)
  3. Scherzo. Allegro molto vivace (C minor, 481 bars)
  4. Finale. Moderato assai—Allegro vivo (C major, 993 bars)

B 4 movements:

  1. Andante sostenuto–Allegro vivo (C minor, 368 bars)
  2. Andantino marziale quasi Moderato (E major, 179 bars)
  3. Scherzo. Allegro molto vivace (C minor, 482 bars)
  4. Finale. Moderato assai—Allegro vivo (C major, 847 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1872 A ; 1879–80 B (standard version)
First Performance. 1873-02-07 A in Moscow, Russian Musical Society
Nikolay Rubinstein (conductor)

1881-02-12 B in St. Petersburg, Russian Musical Society

Karl Zike (conductor)
First Publication. 1873 A, 1881 B - St. Petersburg: Bessel
Full score. Plate 379. B
Piano 4-hands. Plate 380. B

1954 A - Moscow: Muzgiz. Full score. Plate M. 23819 Г.

in Complete Collected Works, vol.15Б (pp.167–298)
Dedication To the Moscow Section of the Imperial Russian Muscial Society
Average DurationAvg. Duration A 40 minutes ; B 33 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B/C), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam, strings
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Wikipedia article
Extra Information Also arranged for piano 4 hands by the composer: A 1873 ; B 1879–80

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Symphonies by Pyotr Tchaikovsky