The Symphony No. 2 in C minor by Gustav Mahler, known as the Resurrection, was written between 1888 and 1894. Apart from the Eighth Symphony, this symphony is one of Mahler's most popular and successful works. The work has a duration of about eighty to ninety minutes.
The Symphony No. 2 in B major (Opus 14; subtitled To October) by Dmitri Shostakovich was written for and first performed by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra and the Academy Capella Choir under Nikolai Malko, on 5 November 1927.
Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony Number 2 in D Major, (Op. 36) was written between 1801 and 1802 and is dedicated to Prince Lichnowsky.
Sergei Prokofiev wrote his Symphony No. 2 in D minor (Op. 40) in 1924-5.
Jean Sibelius's Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 43 was started in winter 1900 in Rapallo, Italy, and finished in 1902 in Finland. It was first performed by the Helsinki Philharmonic Society on 8 March 1902 with the composer conducting. After the first performance, Sibelius made some revisions, and the revised version was given its first performance by Armas JÃ¤rnefelt on 10 November 1903 in Stockholm.
The Symphony No. 2 in E-Flat Major of Edward Elgar is the second of two symphonies that he completed. He wrote it in 1909–1911, though a few sketches date from 1903.
Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27 was written by Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff in 1906-1907. The premiere was conducted by the composer himself in St. Petersburg on 8 February 1908.
Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 2 in C minor was completed in 1872, and revised, like most of Bruckner's other symphonies, at various points thereafter.
The Symphony in C major by German composer Robert Schumann was published in 1847 as his Symphony No. 2, Op. 61, although it was the third symphony he had completed, counting the B-flat major symphony published as No. 1 in 1841, and the original version of his D minor symphony of 1841 (later revised and published as No. 4).
The Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, op. 52, called the "Lobgesang" (or "Hymn of Praise") Symphony, was composed by Felix Mendelssohn. It was written in 1840 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the invention of printing.
The Symphony No. 2 by the English composer William Walton was commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John Pritchard gave the first performance in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival.
The Symphony No. 2, 'Copernican', Op. 31 (II Symfonia 'Kopernikowska')  was written in 1972 by Henryk MikoÅ‚aj GÃ³recki to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. Written in a monumental style for solo soprano, baritone, choir and orchestra, it features text from Psalms no. 145, 6 and 135 as well as an excerpt from Book I of "De revolutionibus orbium coelestium" by Copernicus.
Leonard Bernstein's 2nd Symphony known as The age of anxiety was composed from 1948 to 1949 in the US and Israel. It is a tonal poem after W.H. Auden's homonymous poem.
Symphony no. 2 in A major is a classical composition by American composer Douglas Moore. It was composed in 1945 and received its premiere in Paris on May 5 1946 directed by Robert Lawrence and in the following year the American premiere was given in Los Angeles, Alfred Wallenstein directing.
The Symphony No. 2 of Douglas Lilburn was completed in 1951, and received its premiere in 1959.
The Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17, known as the "Little Russian", of Tchaikovsky, was composed in 1872.
Alexander Scriabin's Symphony No.2 (opus 29) in C minor. This piece was written in 1901.