Symphony No. 2 (Lilburn)

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The Symphony No. 2 of Douglas Lilburn was completed in 1951, and received its premiere in 1959. It appears to have been revised in 1974.[1] The work is divided into four movements:

A typical performance of the piece lasts around 30 minutes, and several recordings exist. The work was published in 1979 by Price Milburn of Wellington[3] though it seems to have circulated in manuscript copies earlier.[4]


  1. ^ See: OCLC 154285031
  2. ^ metronome markings are from the 1979 score.
  3. ^ See: OCLC 8319388 (e.g. University of Missouri Kansas City, other locations. Typeset miniature score, 116 pages.)
  4. ^ This makes sense as there were several earlier recordings. A holograph of the 1974 revision is at Victoria University of Wellington (see OCLC link), for instance. (According to library and Worldcat, holograph score- 136 pages.)