Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125

Franz Schubert wrote his Symphony no. 2 in B flat major, D. 125, between 1814-15. The product of a brilliant 17-year-old, this symphony, while not a masterwork to rank with the Beethoven works it emulated, is nevertheless a quite remarkable effort. Cast in four movements, it is already decidedly grander in scale and outlook than the Symphony no. 1. The opening movement of the Symphony no. 2 begins with a brief and sunny Largo introduction, after which the vigorous Allegro vivace main theme is presented by scurrying strings. The music here effervesces ... more

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Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125 - I. Largo Allegro vivace
Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125 - II. Andante Variations
Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125 - III. Minuetto (Allegro vivace)
Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125 - IV. Presto vivace
Composer Form Instrument Period
Franz Schubert Symphony Orchestra Romantic

Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer. Although he died at an early age, Schubert was tremendously prolific. He wrote some 600 ...
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