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Pastoral Symphony Dbq

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In June 1877, Johannes Brahms arrived at his remote country home outside of busy Vienna for his summer vacation. During this time, he composed his Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73, in only three months, and it is usually called “the Pastoral Symphony”. Biographers and scholars of Brahms generally claim that this unique compositional process of this work caused by his pastoral mood of summer vacation in 1877. However, it can be perceived that their claim has been misconstrued due to Brahms’ self-critical fastidiousness and usual long compositional process for work. Accordingly, I thought that it is necessary to examine the compositional process of this work to uncover some specific reasons that make this so. The results of my research project
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