Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871−1927)

Symphony no. 2 G minor

opus 34

1. Allegro energico
2. Andante
3. Scherzo: Allegro, ma non troppo presto
4. Finale: Sostenuto — Allegro vivace alla breve

  • Year of composition: 15 April 1915
  • Work category: Symphony
  • Dedication: To my dear friends, members of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • First performed: 22 April 1915, Gothenburg, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer
  • Duration: 45 min

Instrumentation

2.2.2.2 / 4.2.3.0 / timp / str

Examples of printed editions

Gehrmans, Stockholm 1952

Examples of recordings

• BIS CD 251 (1984)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, cond. Neeme Järvi
• The same recording included in BIS CD 714-716 (1994)
• Swedish Society, SCD 1014 (1987, rec. 1959)
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Tor Mann

Description of work

1. Allegro energico G minor 3/4
2. Andante C major alla breve
3. Scherzo: Allegro, ma non troppo presto G minor 3/4
4. Finale: Sostenuto G minor 4/4