Natanael Berg (1879−1957)

Symphony no. 2, Årstiderna

1. Vår - Printemps - Frühlingswehen
2. Sommar - Sommerzeit
3. Höst - Automme - Herbst
4. Vinter - Hiver - Winter

  • Year of composition: 1916
  • Work category: Symphony
  • Dedication: Meiner Frau und meiner beiden Töchtern gewidmet
  • First performed: 7 April 1916 at the Royal Opera, Stockholm
  • Duration: 22 min

Instrumentation

4*.3*.4*.3* / 4.3.4.1 / timp, perc, hp, cel / str
picc, cor angl, bass clar, dbn
perc: triangel, tamb, tamb. rul, gr. cassa, piatti, glockenspiel, gong

Examples of printed editions

Score and parts available for purchase or rent at Stim/Svensk musik

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Score in autograph in Natanael Berg's deposition

Description of work

1. Vår - Printemps - Frühlingswehen: Prestissimo varying keys ends in G major 3/8
2. Sommar - Sommerzeit: Allegro moderato varying keys ends in F major 4/4 (C) attacca
3. Höst - Automme - Herbst: Grave varying keys ends in C major 2/2
4. Vinter - Hiver - Winter: Lento varying keys ends in E-flat major 4/4 (C)

Links

Score example (the first 6 pages from mov. 1) available at Stim/Svensk musik: http://www.mic.se/avd/mic/prod/micpdf.nsf/dl/12615f1.pdf/$file/12615f1.pdf