Symphony no. 2 in D, Op. 73

The Symphony no. 2 in D, Op. 73 was composed by Johannes Brahms in 1877 during a visit to the Austrian Alps, and premiered that same year. Its gestation was brief in comparison with the fifteen years which Brahms took to complete his first symphony. The symphony is scored for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, and strings. The apparent cheerfulness of the symphony has been likened with the pastoral mood of Beethoven's sixth symphony. A typical performance lasts between 40 ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 - I. Allegro non troppo Musopen Symphony
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 - II. Adagio non toppo Musopen Symphony
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 - III. Allegretto Grazioso (take 1) Musopen Symphony
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 - IV. Allegro Con Spirito Musopen Symphony
Composer Form Instrument Period
Johannes Brahms Symphony Orchestra Romantic

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms was a German composer and pianist, and one of the leading musicians of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg, Brahms ... more Learn More »
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