Eastman School of Music


Hanson: Symphony No. 2, Op. 30


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  • Composer: Howard Hanson
  • Instrumentation: Orchestra
  • Work: Symphony No. 2 ("Romantic"), Op. 30
  • Binding: Spiral Bound
  • ISBN: 9781491146323
  • Size: 11.4 x 14.2 inches
  • Urtext / Critical Edition


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.