About this work...
The product of a brilliant 17-year-old, this symphony, while not a masterwork to rank with the Beethoven symphonies it emulated, is nevertheless a quite remarkable effort. Cast in four movements, it is already decidedly grander in scale and outlook than the 1813 Symphony No. 1. The opening movement of the Second begi... read more
Curated by Femke Steketee, Saxophonist