Remarks made on Brahms symphony nr.2 by Jorma Panula on 12-1-09.

pagenr. Dover bar nr.
1. 87 13 CB plays D sharp too
2. 88 20 imitation in woodwinds of bar 18
3. 88 1 before A don’t forget corni
4. 89 A poco avanti
5. 89 from 9 after A remark sequence vlI, vl2, fl+hb, vc+cb
6. 90 73 remark relation cl with vla+vc in 75
7 . 90 78 strings, cl, fg staccato
8. 90 78 legato missing in vl I and vc.
9. 91 84 I hear many times legato in vla+vc!
10. 91 91 hr and pk short
11. 91 94 vl2 !
12. 91 98 hb very important
13. 92 108 long notes in vl1+vl2 back for ww
14. 92 109 long notes in ww back for vl1+vl2
15. 92 112 same
16. 92 E rythm very clear between upper and lower strings
17. 93 136 poco f seldom
18. 94 144 show changes in harmony
19. 95 148 imitation vl I, fl.149 vl I 150
20. 95 152 really big break between first and second quarter
21. 95 170 fg
22. 97 180 remark no hairpins in vla+vc
23. 97 190 vc tie missing
24. 97 194 stacc. starts in vla
25. 98 195 articulation missing in vl.II
26. 98 196 articulation missing in vl.II+vla
27. 98 from 197 vl I, vl II, vla short
28. 98 from 197 vc+cb usually too early too loud, f in 204
29. 99 212 theme in vc+cb should not be disturbed by too loud vl1, specially bar 214, take mf for vl I
30. 99 G trb III less on 3rd quarter, space for trb II, same next bar trb II
31. 99 215 vl I dot missing
32. 100 238 no accent on 1
33. 100 239 new downbow on second quarter
34. 100 244 vl II vla div.
35. 101 254 vc stacc continue in other strings
36. 101 263 vl I vc upbow second quarter
37. 101 269 vl II start upbow for sub p
38. 102 277 vla upbow
39. 105 349 hrn’s sounds longer therefore written quarternote
40. 106 359 hrn III, IV !
41. 112 477 not too slow
42. 114 509 arpeggio vl I,II, vla usually not! also remark dissonance vl I,II cl second quarternote
43. 114 510 continue arpeggio’s
44. 114 513 no more arpeggio’s, div.
45. 115 3 vc non legato
46. 116 18 fluente
47. 116 27 pk
48. 117 36 cl also sub.pp, like hb, adjust fg too.
49. 118 44 hrn’s stacc
50. 119 55 fp missing in vl I II
51. 120 61 continue dim in cl.
52. 120 62 vc cb p on fourth beat
53. 121 67 pizz. in vla vc piu forte
54. 121 73 vl I II sub. p
55. 122 80 long break
56. 122 86 cut between first and second beat
57. 122 86 trp’s only two accents
58. 123 F p missing in strings
59. 124 96 dim. not too early
60. 124 103 last chords separé
61. 125 1 third quarter longer in hb, tie is missing
62. 126 23 articulation missing in winds
63. 128 from B sempre p, no cresc.
64. 129 107 different articulation
65. 130 130-131 no accents.
66. 133 198 very seldom right dynamic
67. 133 206 cresc al p
68. 134 225 poco sostenuto
69. 134 228 hb, then fl, next bar cl.
70. 134 235 show hrn III, IV
71. 134 236 dim in winds, make sure they stop
72. 134 237 sub.p
73. 135 1 take care of trp.
74. 135 9 dot missing in vl I, II, vla
75. 135 11 same
76. 139 76-77 poccissimo rall. al largamente
77. 143 F separé
78. 144 from 158 hrn’s too loud
79. 144 160 even more pp in hrn’s
80. 145 175 vc have page turn
81. 146 188 seldom you hear vl II, vla
82. 147 I quarter equals triplet, not too slow
83. 148 3 after K vla high voice
84. 149 234 cb 8va
85. 149 240 trp again
86. 150 252 cb too loud, no cresc.
87. 154 326 stacc. in fl, cl. seldom heard
88. 157 362 cresc. from pp to ff in one bar!
89. 157 375 tempo
90. 158 from 5 before P legatissimo
91. 158 385 last quarternote non. leg.
92. 158 5 after P start mf
93. 159 397 trb, 399 even more, 401 even more, very high, seldom you can hear this, alto tombone better, if not take 2nd trumpet too.
94. 159 405 make space in long notes for the eight’s notes
95. 160 416 vl I play second half of the bar with vl II
96. 160 419 missing dots in fl
97. 160 421 hrn II and trp.II difficult if too fast
98. 160 423 faster from here

 

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