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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Sheet Music Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125 - I. Largo – Allegro vivace Preview Download
Sheet Music Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125 - II. Andante Preview Download
Sheet Music Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125 - III. Menuetto. Allegro vivace – Trio Preview Download
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Recording Symphony no. 2 in Bb, D. 125 - III. Minuetto (Allegro vivace) Download
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