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Symphony No. 2 – Manuscripts

 

This page lists only surviving autograph and non-autograph manuscript sources (including those that have been offered for sale in recent years but whose whereabouts are currently unknown) and lost sources that have been documented.

 

Autograph material – Sketches

Movement I

S1.1

January–September 1888

IL-J Ms. Mus. 35=4 (ex coll. Stefan Zweig)

S1.2

?1888

A-Wst MH 14683/c

S1.3

January–September 1888; 1893

A-Wn Mus.Hs.4364

S1.4

January–September 1888

Sold at Sothebys in 1992, 1997 and 1998: current location unknown

[Weberms]

?1888

Sketch or short score: current location unknown, probably destroyed 1945

Ex coll. Baroness Marion von Weber

Movement 2

 

S2.1

1888/1893

A-Wn Mus.Hs.4364/AI

S2.2

July 1893

US-Stu MLM 630

S2.3

July 1893

Sold at Christie's in 1988: current location unknown

Movement 3

 

S3.1

?1893

A-Wn Mus.Hs.4364/AI

Movement 5 (1893–4)

 

S5.1

?inter 1893–29 June 1894

Private collection (ex coll. Alma Mahler; Johannes Hollnsteiner)

 

 

bb. 1–193; 343–80 [= SWIIb II: Sk-5]

S5.2

?inter 1893–29 June 1894

GB-Lpc (ex coll. Alma Mahler; Margarete Hammerschlag/Ungar)

 

 

bb. 189ff.; 560ff.

S5.3

?inter 1329 June 1894

Sold at Sotheby's in 1989: current location unknown

 

 

bb. 447–71

S5.4

?29 March 1894

US-NYpm 115208 (Kaplan Deposit)

 

 

bb. 472–92

S5.5

29 March 29 June 1894

US-NYpm, Robert Owen Lehman Deposit

 

 

bb. 472–540

S5.6

?inter 1329 June 1894

A-Wn Mus.Hs. 41983 A/Mahler 20

 

bb. 560ff.; 680ff.

Text

 

AL1

May13 June 1894

US-PHu Mahler-Werfel Papers, Ms. Coll. 575, folder 776

AL2

13 June 1894

F-Pgm (ex. Coll. Countess Clementine Wydenbruck)

AL3

13–29 June 1894

US-NYp Bruno Walter Papers, series 16: C. JOB 85-4

     

Autograph material – Orchestral Drafts

OD1

8 August 1888

IL-J Ms. Mus. 35=4 (previously Il-J Schwadron Collection?)
Movement I (Todtenfeier)

OD2

30 July 1893

US-NHub MS 536

Movement II [SWIIb II, 116 (source PE-2)]

OD3

16 July 1893

US-NYpm 115207

Movement III [SWIIb II, 116: (source PE-3)]

[OD4]

 

It is unlikely that Mahler prepared a separate orchestral draft for this movement: he probably prepared the symphonic version directly from orchestral score of the song (Urlicht: AF1).

Movement IV

[OD5]

before 25 July 1894

Current location unknown

Movement V

 

Autograph material – Full scores, fair copy

AF1

10 Sept. 1888

CH-Bsacher 188/0313

Movement I only

AF2

April–December 1894

Current location unknown

 

 

[SWIIb II, 117–20 (source Aut)]

AF3

?March–October 1895

N-DHnmi Mengelberg Stichting, 184/A-4c

Opening of Movement III only = Einlage to ACF1 [SWIIb, II, 124 (source Suppl.-3)]

     

Autograph material – Orchestral part

AO

?January–5 February 1895

N-DHnmi Mengelberg Stichting, 184/A-4a; 184/A-4b

Part for Timpani I and II, movements I and III only [SWIIb, II, 124 (sources StPk-1 and StPk-3)]

 

Autograph material – Album leaves

Alb1

n.d.

Offered for sale by J.A. Stargardt, 2014: current location unknown

Movement I, bb. 2, 4–5

Alb2

January 1897

US-NYGilbert E. Kaplan Collection

Movement III, bb. 1–2

Alb3

c. April 1899

Offered for sale by J.A. Stargardt, 1988: current location unknown

Movement IV, bb. 1–3

     

Copyist's scores with autograph revisions

ACF1

?July–December 1894

US-NYp Bruno Walter Papers, series 16: C. JOB 85-3

Movements I, III and II only [SWIIb II, 121-23 (source KA1)]

ACF2

?March–October 1895

US-NHub, Osborn Collection MS 508

Movements I, II, III and V only [SWIIb, II, 124–8 (source KA2)]

     

Copyists' orchestral and chorus parts

[CO]

?July 1894–December 1895

Orchestral parts: lost

    [SWIIb II, 123, 129 (sources [St-KA1] and [St-KA2])]

[CCh]

?Spring 1895–October 1895

Chorus parts: lost

     

Manuscript arrangements – Two pianos

CT2p4

October–13 November 1895

Gilbert Kaplan Foundation, New York

   

By Hermann Behn [SWIIb II: KlA-B-Ms]

     

Manuscript arrangements – Piano duet

ACTp4

?first half of 1898

A-Wn L1 UE 366

   

Arranged by Bruno Walter, annotated by Mahler [SWIIb II, p. 131 (source KlA-W-Ms)]

Manuscript arrangements – Piano solo

CTp2

before 1911

D-Mbs Mus.Ms 22731

Anonymous, but possibly by Otto Klemperer

   

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