Symphony No.3 (Peterson-Berger, Wilhelm)
Stockholm: Elkan & Schildknecht, Emil Carelius, 1922. Plate E.C. 333.
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|Work Title||Symphony No.3|
|Alternative Title||Same ätnam ; Lapland|
|Year/Date of Composition||1913-1915|
|First Performance||1921 or earlier?|
|First Publication||1922 ?|
|Average Duration||42 minutes|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B♭, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in B♭, 3 trombones, bass tuba, timpani, triangle, tambourine, harp, orchestral piano, cymbals (2nd movement and finale), glockenspiel (finale), bells (finale), bass drum (finale), strings|
Performance mentioned in a 1921 issue of Le Ménéstrel (in a report from Stockholm)? Programmatic titles for movements from Frederick Key Smith's Nordic Art Music: From the Middle Ages to the Third Millennium.
(Despite F major key-signature in last pages of work, concluding two page Andante tranquillo returns to F minor, including final chords. A representative quote - this from Schwann but reflective of other sources - "it is the work that made Peterson-Berger's reputation as a symphonist.")