Symphony No.2, Op.43 (Sibelius, Jean)
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Hal v. Khan
Hal v. Khan
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1903. Plate Orch. B.1610/12.
IV. Finale: Allegro moderato
Orchestral Musician in Local Orchestras, Manchester, UK
Modified Timpani Part from Letter S of the Fourth Movement. Devised by Koussevitsky and thought to be approved by Sibelius but not confirmed. Used in several recordings included that conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras. Saved as PDF using PrimoPDF from Sibelius 4.0.
|Work Title||Symphony No.2 in D major|
|Year/Date of Composition||1901-02|
|First Performance||1902-03-08 in Helsinki
|Average Duration||45 minutes|
|Composer Time Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
Sibelius.fi identifies two versions (1902 and 1903) (though with little further information- this might perhaps be found elsewhere). The movement headings of the first version (premiered by Sibelius in March 1902) differ (as perhaps do other things.) The second and final version was premiered in Stockholm 10 November 1903, conducted by Armas Järnefelt. (Does Tawaststjerna's Sibelius: 1895-1905 even mention a 2nd version? (He does mention the impact of Järnefelt's Stockholm performance on e.g. Stenhammar (who responded by writing Sibelius about his own, later discarded, [first, F major] symphony, among other things...), Peterson-Berger, and others- interesting...) What is Sibelius.fi's source on this?...)
|Symphonies by Jean Sibelius|