Symphony No.3 in D minor, WAB 103 (Bruckner, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1873-74).
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Misc. Notes 1873 1st version; includes revisions made in 1874.
Bruckner completed the Third Symphony on 31 December 1873 and had two copy scores made: (a) the Wagner dedication score and (b) Mus.Hs. 6033 in the Austrian National Library. The 1873 version was rehearsed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in June or July 1874, but not accepted for performance. The 1873 version was lost in Leipzig during World War II. Mus.Hs. 6033 contains the 1874 version and includes revisions made in 1874. See Griegel.
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1877-78
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Misc. Notes Bruckner revised the symphony again from January through April 1877. Based on dates in the score, we know that Bruckner revised the Finale during this time; he may or may not have revised the other movements also. Bruckner revised the Adagio in October 1877, then revised the Scherzo in January 1878, which included the addition of a 41-bar coda, and this represents the final form of the autograph manuscript, now Mus.Hs.19475 in the Austrian National Library, which is one source for the score published in 1878. See Griegel
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Editor Franz Schalk (1863-1931)
2nd edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Theodor Rättig, 1890.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Misc. Notes Low resolution. Includes posthumous editorial changes.
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Editor Franz Schalk (1863-1931)
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Theodor Rättig, n.d.(ca.1890).
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For String Quartet (Schmalnauer)
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Josef Schmalnauer (d.1973)

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Bruckner-Studien
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, Ed.4123, [1943]. Plate 31222.

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Double bass may replace cello. Schmalnauer's arrangement is PD-US due to the failure to register the work with the U.S. Copyright Office and failure to file an NIE. Score bears a "scarecrow" copyright notice of 1953.

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Arranger Karl Grunsky (1871–1943)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, 1927, Plate 10566.
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Misc. Notes Found at John F. Berky's Bruckner site.
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For Piano 4 hands (Loewe and Schalk)

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Arranger Ferdinand Löwe (1865-1925)
Franz Schalk (1863-1931)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Theodore Rättig, n.d.(1890). Plate T.R. 165
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931)
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For Piano solo (Schalk)

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Arranger Josef Schalk (1857–1900)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Schlesinger, n.d. Plate S. 9601
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.3 in D minor
Alternative. Title Dritte Symphonie
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 103
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  • 1st version, 1873 (revised 1874, 1876)
I. Gemäßigt, misterioso
II. Adagio. Feierlich
III. Scherzo. Ziemlich schnell
IV. Finale. Allegro
  • 2nd version, 1877-1878
I. Gemäßigt, mehr bewegt, misterioso (also Sehr langsam, misterioso)
II. Adagio. Bewegt, quasi Andante (E-flat major)
III. Scherzo: Ziemlich schnell (also Sehr schnell)
IV. Finale: Allegro (also Ziemlich schnell)
  • 3rd version, 1889
I. Mäßig bewegt
II. Adagio (etwas bewegt), quasi Andante
III. Scherzo. Ziemlich schnell
IV. Finale. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1873-1889
1873 (1st version), rev. 1874; 1876 Adagio
1877-1878 (2nd version)
1889 (3rd version)
First Performance. 1877-12-16 in Vienna
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Anton Bruckner (conductor)
First Publication. 1879 – Vienna: Theodore Rättig
Score
Dedication Richard Wagner
Average DurationAvg. Duration 60-65 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F/E), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Bruckner Symphony versions (Griegel)
Bruckner Symphony versions (Marques)
Discography (Berky)
The Bruckner Journal. Part 1: Orchestral Music


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Orchestral works by Anton Bruckner