Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian" (1880 revision [commonly performed])

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Annotation

This is the 1880 revised version, the one typically performed.

There are two versions of Tchaikovsky's 2nd Symphony:

The first movement was recomposed, and the original is a hundred bars longer. The 1872 version runs ≈16 minutes, the 1880 revised version runs 10–12.

Annotation last modified on 2016-04-30 22:11 .

Relationships

composer: Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1872)
dedicated to: Russian Musical Society
revised by: Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1879 – 1880)
premiered at: 10th Russian Musical Society Concert (St. Petersburg branch) (1881-02-12)
part of: Thematic and Bibliographical Catalogue of P. I. Čajkovskij's Works (number: ČW 22)
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 25)
Works of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky by opus number (number: op. 17)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/composition/mc0002370403 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 183880018 [info]
Wikidata: Q210585 [info]
download score for free: imslp: Symphony No.2, Op.17 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr) [info]
parts: 1. Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": I. Andante sostenuto – Allegro vivo (1880 revision [commonly performed])
2. Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": II. Andantino marziale, quasi moderato (1880 revision [commonly performed])
3. Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": III. Scherzo and Trio: Allegro molto vivace (1880 revision [commonly performed])
4. Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": IV. Finale. Moderato assai – Allegro vivo (1880 revision [commonly performed])
revision of: Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian" (original 1872 version [very rarely performed])

Recordings

Date Title Artist Length
performance
Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian" Пётр Ильич Чайковский 0:39