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Symphony No. 2

for orchestra

Year:  1951   ·  Duration:  29m
Instrumentation:  2222; 4330; timp; strs.

Year:  1951
Duration:  29m
Instrumentation  2222; 4330; timp; strs.

Composer:   Douglas Lilburn

Films, Audio & Samples

Douglas Lilburn: Overture A...

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New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Alex Lindsay, 1974.

Douglas Lilburn: Symphony N...

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Douglas Lilburn: Symphony N...

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Sample Audio

Sample: First Movement 2:16-3:17

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Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About

Douglas Lilburn's Symphony No. 2 was given its first performance as a studio broadcast in December 1953 conducted by Warwick Braithwaite. The first public performance was given by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins in the Wellington Town Hall in June 1959.


Contents note

I. Prelude; II Scherzo; III Introduction; IV. Finale


Performance history

29 May 1972: Performed by the NZBCSO, conductor Alex Lindsay

30 Apr 1974: Performed by the NZBCSO, conductor Alex Lindsay

29 May 2001: Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Judd

28 Aug 2010: CSO: Feng Ning

28 Jan 2011: Performed by the West Symphony Orchestra with conductor Grant Cooper

29 Jan 2011: Performed by the West Symphony Orchestra with conductor Grant Cooper

01 May 2015: NZSO 2015 | Aotearoa Plus (Wellington)

01 May 2015: NZSO 2015 | Aotearoa Plus (Auckland)

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ashley Heenan in 1976

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins in May 1992

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins in 1975

First performed as a studio broadcast in Dec 1953 under Warwick Braithwaite.


Performed by the NZSO, conductor Kenneth Young

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