Orchester-Sinfonia No.2

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Orchester-Sinfonia No.2 in Eb major

H. 664, WQ. 183/2

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Like its three companion works catalogued under Wotquenne 183, this compact symphony is a fine example of Sturm und Drang style, although it lacks the sustained high drama of Haydn's more extensive works in this manner. It also lacks the traditional third-movement minuet. The Allegro di molto begins with a festive, cu... read more