Honegger: Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra [and opt. trumpet] / Symphonie pour orchestre à cordes

Molto moderato; Allegro – Adagio mesto – Vivace non troppo; Presto

Charles Münch, conductor. André Pascal, violin.

DESCRIPTION: 3 discs, 78 rpm, 12 in.

NOTES: Composed 1941. Performed June 1942ff. (see Programs). Recorded 15-16 October 1942 and 1 March 1944, Salle du Conservatoire [Gray: Studio Albert]. Matrix nos.: (movt. I) 2LA 3855-1 [15 October 1942], 2LA 3856-1 [16 October 1942], 2LA 3857-3 [1 March 1944]; (movt. II): 2LA 3857-3, 3858-2 [1 March 1944]; (movt. III) 1LA 3859-2, 3860-1 [16 October 1942]. Durations (from LYS CD): 10:08, 07:00, 04:55; total 22:02; (from Cascavelle CD): 10:14, 07:11, 04:54; total 22:19.

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