Eastman School of Music

SC42L

Hanson: Symphony No. 2, Op. 30

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  • Composer: Howard Hanson
  • Instrumentation: Orchestra
  • Binding: Spiral Bound
  • ISBN: 978-1-4911-4632-3
  • Size: 11.4 x 14.2 inches
  • Urtext / Critical Edition

Description

Premiered in 1930 by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson's Symphony No. 2 has long been the best-known and most popular of his pieces. in three colorful movements, the symphony has a heart-on-sleeve lyricism that has endeared it to audiences normally fearful of 20th century music. This critical edition was prepared by the Philadelphia Orchestra and is now available in large score format.