Symphony No. 3 in D Minor – Second Movement

Listening Guide


The Work

Tempo: Tempo di Menuetto. Sehr mässig. (Very moderate)
Key: A major (with contrasting sections in F-sharp minor)
Time Signature: mostly triple meter (3/4, 3/8, 9/8) with occasional duple meter (2/4)
Basic rhythm: minuet or slow ländler alternating with quick-step dance rhythms
Form: ABABA (rondo with variations)

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