Symphony No. 3 in D Minor – First Movement

Listening Guide


The Work

Tempo: Kräftig . Entschieden. (Forcefully and decidedly)
Key: D minor to F major with numerous intermittent modulations
Time Signature: 4/4, changing to various other meters throughout the movement
Form: Extended sonata form with introduction and coda
Principal Material: funeral march and popular military march in alternation

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