Joseph Czapek (1825−1915)

Andantino [sats 3 ur Symfoni nr 2] [Movement no. 3 from Symphony no. 2]

  • Year of composition: This Symphony was composed in 1855. The revision may have been made for a concert in Gothenburg on 2nd December, 1908. The autograph at the Gothenburg Concert Hall is dated 8 October, 1908, whereas the one at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket lacks date.
  • Work category: Symphony
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min

Instrumentation / / timp / str

Location for score and part material

Göteborgs Konserthus [Gothenburg Concert Hall]

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: One score in autograph can be found at the Musik- och teaterbiblioteket, and another at the Göteborgs Konserthus [Gothenburg Concert Hall]

Description of work

Andantino quasi Allegretto A-flat major 2/4

Work comment

When revising this movement, Czapek adapted it for an orchestra of a more ordinary instrumentation with double woodwinds and three trombones instead of the more unusual instrumentation of the original. He also made some small changes in rhythm and articulation