• Aram Khachaturian
  • Symphony No. 2 in E Minor (“Symphony with Bells”) (1943)

  • G Schirmer Inc (USA, Canada and Mexico only)
    Le Chant Du Monde (France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Andorra, French speaking African countries and Italy)

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  • 3(pic).2+ca.2+Ebcl+bcl.24.3.3.1timp.perchp[=2].pfstr
  • 50 min

Programme Note

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Movements:
1. Andante maestoso
2. Allegro risoluto
3. Andante sostenuto
4. Andante mosso. Allegro sostenuto. Maestoso

The composer revised the piece in 1944. The first performance of the second edition took place 6 March 1944 in the Large Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in Moscow, Russia; played by the USSR State Symphony Orchestra and conducted by A. Gauk.

In 1946 it was awarded the USSR State Prize, first class.

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