Y M P H O N I E S
No. 2 IN C MINOR
||First Version (1872)
by William Carragan
2,2,2,2-4,2,3,0-Timp-Str / 62'
Performance material for hire
|Although the first performance of the
Second Symphony on 26 October 1877 by the Vienna Philharmonic under Bruckner's
baton was a great success, the composer's highly personal musical language
was not understood and well-intentioned friends and patrons (such as Johann
Herbeck) called for a revision. Performances and recordings of the first
version, edited here by William Carragan on the basis of all available sources,
offer the musical world fascinating insights into the genesis of this profoundly
edited by William Carragan
2,2,2,2-4,2,3,0-Timp-Str / 51'
2/2-DIR||Conductor's score ISMN 979-0-50025-238-2
* Performance material for hire
|Leopold Nowak did not live to make his
own editions of both Bruckner's versions of the Second Symphony, but he personally
entrusted the task of editing the first version to William Carragan. The
new printing of the second version eliminates the elements incorporated from
the first version by Robert Haas.
report on all versions by William Carragan
in preparation ISBN 978-3-900270-85-8 / ISMN 979-0-50025-259-7