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

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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 in D-BHna IICo2 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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Editor Leopold Nowak (1904-1991)
Publisher. Info. Neue Gesamtausgabe, Band III. III. Symphonie D-moll (Version 1), (pp.1-280)
Vienna: Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, 1977.
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Publisher. Info. Neue Gesamtausgabe, Band III/1. III. Symphonie d-moll. Adagio 1876,
Vienna: Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag, 1980.
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2nd version (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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Publisher. Info. Neue Gesamtausgabe, Band III. III. Symphonie D-moll (Version 2), (pp.1-262)
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3rd version (1889-90)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Theodor Rättig, n.d.[1890]. Plate T. R. 165a.
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Editor Franz Schalk (1863-1931)
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Theodor Rättig, n.d.[1890].
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Editor Franz Schalk (1863-1931)
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Theodor Rättig, n.d.(ca.1890).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos (Grunsky)

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Arranger Karl Grunsky (1871–1943)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, 1927. Plate 10566.
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For Piano 4 Hands (Mahler/Krzyzanowski)

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Arranger Gustav Mahler
Rudolf Krzyzanowski (1859–1911), not credited
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: A. Bösendorfer, n.d.[1880]. Plate B. & R. 165.
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Arranger Ferdinand Löwe (1865-1925)
Franz Schalk (1863-1931)
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For Piano 4 hands (Singer)

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For Piano (Schalk)

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Arranger Josef Schalk (1857–1900)
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See: Symphonie-Sätze (Nos.3-4)

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3rd version (1889-90)

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Work Title Symphony No.3 in D minor
Alternative. Title Dritte Symphonie
Name Translations Симфония № 3; Symphonie nº 3 de Bruckner; Symphony No. 3; Symfonie nr. 3; Sinfonia n.º 3 (Bruckner); III Simfonija (Brukner); Simfonia núm. 3 (Bruckner); 3. Sinfonie; 교향곡 3번 (브루크너); 3-a simfonio (Bruckner); Sinfonia n. 3; 交響曲第3番; Sinfonía n.º 3; Symfonie č. 3; 第三號交響曲(布魯克納); Symffoni Rhif 3 (Bruckner); 第3號交響曲; 第3号交响曲; السيمفونيه رقم 3; Symfoni nr. 3; Symfoni nr. 3 (Bruckner); Simfonia nr. 3
Name Aliases Sinfonie No. 3 in d-Moll; Symfonie nr. 3 (Bruckner); 第三号交响曲
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 301789689; LCCN: n82010147; BNF: 139207265; NLA: 35803924
Composer Bruckner, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WAB 103
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 110
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. Mehr langsam, Misterioso (Nowak); Mäßig bewegt (Schalk)
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
1877-78 (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
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